Saxena Discussion 1

# Saxena Discussion 1 - Winter 2012 Discussion Exercise #1...

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Winter 2012 Discussion Exercise #1 Name: Sadhvi Saxena Section:0103 1. Types of Variables It is important that you can identify different types of variables as Qualitative (nominal or ordinal) and Quantitative (discrete or continuous). Identify the variables being studied projects described below and give the type of variable for each (qualitative nominal, qualitative ordinal, quantitative discrete, quantitative continuous). 2 pts each a. A poll of registered voters in Michigan asking which candidate they support Qualitative Nominal b. The length of time required for a wound to heal when using a new medicine. Quantitative Continuous c. The number of telephone calls arriving at a switchboard per five-minute period Quantitative Discrete d. Whether students stayed up past midnight often, sometimes, rarely or never. Qualitative Ordinal e. The weights of people in a sample of elevator passengers. Quantitative Continuous

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## This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course BIOM 301 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at Maryland.

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