Elementary Statistics: A Step-by-Step Approach with Formula Card 9th Edition

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Chapter 1 - The Nature of Probability and Statistics - 1-2 Variables and Types of Data - Exercises: 4

Answer

nominal ordinal interval ratio

Work Step by Step

When data is classified into mutually exclusive groups that have no ranking or relative value, this is a nominal level of measurement. When variables can be ordered but have no precise relative value, this is an ordinal level of measurement. When variables can be ordered and there is a precise difference between each unit but no true zero, this is an interval level of measurement. When variables can be ordered and there is a precise difference between each unit and there is a true zero, this is a ratio level of measurement.
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