Testcase Numbers based on Function Points

Type: Rules
Sources: Internet, IFPUG-Website, Capers Jones


Calculate the number of test cases for a reasonably tested product.

Rules and Notes


\begin{equation} No.ofTestcases = No.ofAdjustedFunctionPoints^{1.2} \end{equation}


\begin{equation} No.ofAcceptanceTests = No.ofAdjustedFunctionPoints * 1.2 \end{equation}

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