SMAT 130B-01 – CRN: 10227: The lengths (in centimeters) of 22 Ford automobiles are listed. Identify the level of measurement of the data set. Explain your reasoning.
Posted: November 28th, 2022
The lengths (in centimeters) of 22 Ford automobiles are listed. Identify the level of measurement of the data set. Explain your reasoning.
404.3
406.6
410.3
415.8
421.1
437.9
439.8
442.6
460.5
466.9
471.2
478.1
480.3
483.1
482.8
484.6
487.3
487.2
497.3
504.9
533.7
536.4
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Part 1
What is the data set’s level of measurement? Explain your reasoning.
Nominal. The data are categorized using numbers, but no mathematical computations can be made.
Ratio. The data can be ordered and differences between data entries are meaningful, and the zero entry is an inherent zero.
Your answer is correct.
Interval. The data can be ordered and differences between data entries are meaningful, but the zero entry is not an inherent zero.
Ordinal. The data can be arranged in order, or ranked, but differences between data entries are not meaningful.
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