Stats Modeling the World, 4th Edition

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ISBN 10: 0133151549
ISBN 13: 978-0-13315-154-1

Chapter 1 - Stats Start Here - Exercises: 2

Answer

A Categorical Variable

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The responses are not numerical values representing a quantity of something with a unit. They are groups that many people can fall into. The fact that the answers are words that cover the possible groups a person can fall into makes the response variable a categorical variable, not a quantitative variable.
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