Measurement Scales Quiz with Answers

Measurement Scales Quiz with Answers - 9 The letter grades...

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Measurement Scales Directions: Read the examples below and in the space next to each example indicate the type of scale described: A. Nominal Scale B. Ordinal Scale C. Interval Scale D. Ratio Scale 1. Your cell phone number = Nominal 2. The region of the country where you were born. = Nominal 3. Your average driving speed. = Ratio 4. The rankings of the top 25 college football teams. = Ordinal 5. The number of typing mistakes that you made . = Ratio 6. Your scores on the SAT. =Interval 7. First degree, second degree, third degree burns. = Ordinal 8. Your social security number . = Nominal
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Unformatted text preview: 9. The letter grades you receive at the end of a semester. = Ordinal 10. Your rating of how anxious you are using a 5 point scale . = Interval (considered to be by most, but could make an argument for ordinal) 11. The bars on your cell phone that indicate your battery’s life. = Most would say ordinal (but could make an argument for interval) 12. The number of correct answers on a test. = Ratio 13. The number of degrees in an angle. = Ratio 14. The price of a gallon of gasoline . = Ratio 15. The top ten movies of the week. = Ordinal...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2012 for the course BIO 359K taught by Professor Mcclelland during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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