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For each variable, determine the scale of measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio) and the type of variable (categorical or numerical); if it is numerical is it discrete or continuous? Justify your decision for each one

- What school did the participant attend?
- What is the highest level of education for the participants parent?
- Is the participant a female or not?
- What is the annual income for the participant's household?
- What is the participant's math outcome score?
- How many students are gifted in the participant’s school (percentage)?

Answer #1

Note annual income in surveys are measured in interval and for an individual it is an ratio.

Highest level of education can also be measured in ordinal scale ,with each scale referring to certain education qualifications

Scores are discrete only certain marks can be scored.

4. Identify the scale of measurement (nominal, ordinal,
interval, or ratio) for each of the following and note whether it
is a discrete or continuous variable.
a) The outside temperature.
b) The score you receive on this assignment.
c) Bank account balance.
d) The rankings of Olympic medalists.
e) Political party affiliation.

for
each of the following variables, determine whether the variable is
categorical or numerical. if the variable is numerical, determine
whether the variable is discrete or continuous. in addition,
determine the measurement scale.
1. time, in hours, spent working per day.
2. name of a households cable television provider.
3. number of hamburgers ordered in a day.
4. satisfaction rating of a cable television provider (from
low to high).
5. number of online purchases made in a day.
A. this...

Which scale of measurement are the following examples (nominal,
ordinal, interval, or ratio)? Select the best answer.
Length or width of a room
a. nominal
b. ordinal
c. interval
d. ratio

Identify the level scale of measurement (nominal, ordinal,
interval, ratio) for the following:
Brand of athletic shoes ________________
Football rankings (1st, 2nd,
3rd, etc) ________________
Amount of time customers spent on hold waiting for customer
service _______________
Year in which a film was made _____________
Temperature (degrees Fahrenheit) _____________
Profit earned in last year in $1,000’s ______________

Give the highest possible measurement scale (Nominal, Ordinal,
Interval, Ratio)
Age in years
NCAA Division
Inches of rain
Blood pressure
Year of Birth
Body mass index
Daily fat intake in grams
Type of macronutrient
Number on back of volleyball player
Rugby score
Heart rate
Military rank
Temperature in °C
Number of people in a family
Zip code
time taken to finish a marathon
Placing in a marathon
Temperature in oK

Hi,
I am asked to find what type of measurement of scale is being
used (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) for the variable of "the
nature of a joke" for example, benevolent joke or good-humored
joke.
Also what type of measurement of scale (nominal, ordinal,
interval, ratio) is being used for the type of reaction, for
example negative emotion or positive emotion.

Match these terms and definitions: ordinal, interval, ratio,
level of measurement, nominal
1. data that represents where a variable possesses some
characteristic; values that are unordered categories
2. categories that have some associated order
3. numerical data that can be ordered and the difference between
values is meaningful
4. numerical data that can be ordered; there is a meaningful
zero point; ratios are meaningful
5. quality of data

For each of the following examples of
data, determine the level of measurement: Nominal, ordinal,
interval or ratio
The month of highest vacancy rate at La Quinta motel.
Temperature in Fahrenheit.
The size of soft drink (small, medium, or large) ordered by a
sample of Burger King customers.
d.The number of Toyota imported monthly over the last 5
years.

Classify the variable as nominal-level, ordinal-level,
interval-level, or ratio-level measurement.
Shapes of swimming pools (circle, square, rectangle, kidney

(a) In each of the following, determine which of the four
levels/scales of measurement (nominal,
ordinal, interval, ratio) is most appropriate.
(i) Salaries of beginning insurance agents.
(ii) Survey responses of: “Strongly agree, agree, disagree,
strongly disagree.”
(iii) Visa credit card numbers.
(iv) Nationalities of students in a survey.
(v) Times required to lubricate a car at a garage.
(vi) The daily ‘low temperature’ for the last month in your
town.
(vii) Telephone area codes.
(viii) Consumer Reports hotel ratings...

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