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September 22, 2014

September 22, 2014

Posted by **Lynn** on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 9:02am.

Measurement Scales

Practice

1. Indicate the first letter (N, O, I, R) of the highest possible scale for each of the following measures, where N is lowest and R is highest:

Measure Highest Scale

a. Feet of snow -- Interval

b. Brands of carbonated soft drinks -- Nominal

c. Class rank at graduation -- Ordinal or Interval per measurement debate

d. GPA -- Interval

e. Speed of a baseball pitch -- Ratio

7. Are the following variables discrete or continuous? Mark “D” or “C” to indicate your answer.

Measure Variable Type

a. Inches of rainfall -- C

b. GPA -- C

c. Speed of base ball pitch -- C

d. Time taken to solve a puzzle -- C

e. Level of depression -- D

f. Number of angels that can fit on the head of a pin (Oops . .how’d that get in her again? You may skip this one -- D

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**PsyDAG**, Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 1:16pmhttp://drdavespsychologypage.intuitwebsites.com/Two___Two_____four.pdf

1a. Ratio (see article)

b. Nominal

c. Only ordinal (see article)

d. Interval

e. Ratio

7. All correct.

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