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Chapter 1 Exercises

Chapter 1 Exercises - Ordinal c A summary of the number of...

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Chapter 1 Exercises BUSA 2182, R 06:00-08:45 p.m.

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Chapter 1 Exercises (1, 2, 4) 1. What is the level of measurement for each of the following variables? a. Student IQ ratings. Interval b. Distance students travel to class. Ratio c. Student scores on the first statistics test. Interval d. A classification of students by state of birth. Nominal e. A ranking of students by freshmen, sophomore, junior, and senior. Ordinal f. Number of hours students study per week. Ratio 2. What is the level of measurement for these items related to the newspaper business? a. The number of papers sold each Sunday during 2004. Ratio b. The departments, such as editorial, advertising, sports, etc.
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Unformatted text preview: Ordinal c. A summary of the number of papers sold by county. Nominal d. The number of years with the paper for each employee. Interval 4. For each of the following, determine whether the group is a sample or a population. a. The participants in a study of a new cholesterol drug. Sample b. The drivers who received a speeding ticket in Kansas City last month. Population c. Those on welfare in Cook County (Chicago), Illinois. Population d. The 30 stocks reported as a part of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Sample...
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