Types of Measurement Scales

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Which of the following characteristics is NOT a feature of a ratio scale?

Equal intervals

On a ratio scale, why is it correct to say that a man who is 5’4” tall is twice as tall as a child who is 2’7”?

Due to the meaningful zero point

What mathematical symbol is used to represent summation?

√ (Square root)

What is the sum of the numbers 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11?


Which of the following best describes an ordinal scale?

Difference between ranks may not be consistent

$∑x^2$ is equal to what value when considering the numbers 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11?


$( ext{∑x})^2$ is equal to what value when considering the sum of 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11?


In the rank-weight table provided in the text, which rank had a weight closest to 160 lbs?


In the student evaluation question provided in the text, what does 'Outstanding' represent?


Learn about the different types of measurement scales, including nominal, ordinal, and interval scales. Understand how these scales are used in variables such as money, weight, occupation, gender, and more.

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