The Basic Practice of Statistics 7th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-46414-253-X
ISBN 13: 978-1-46414-253-6

Chapter 1 - Picturing Distributions with Graphs - Chapter 1 Exercises - Page 38: 1.24


Categorical variables: location of freezer (top, bottom, or side-by-side), Energy star compliance (yes or no). Quantitative variables: estimated annual energy consumption (kilowatts), width (inches), depth (inches), height (inches), freezer net capacity (cubic feet), refrigerator net capacity (cubic feet) The individuals in the report are the brand name and model of the refrigerators.

Work Step by Step

Categorical variables place the individuals of a dataset into one of several groups or categories. Quantitative variables are numerical values we can use to perform arithmetic operations such as addition or finding an average.
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