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Flight Arrivals Listed below are the arrival delay times (min) of randomly selected American Airlines flights that departed from JFK in New York bound for LAX in Los Angeles. Negative values correspond to flights that arrived early and ahead of the scheduled arrival time. Use these values for Exercises 1–4.

Level of Measurement What is the level of measurement of these data (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio)? Are the original unrounded arrival times continuous data or discrete data?

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Levels of measurement:

Nominal: It consists of only categories in which the data cannot be arranged in a specific order. This level of measurement used for giving names, classifying, or categorizing of items without following natural ordering.

Ordinal: It consists of only categories in which the data can be arranged in a specific order. This level of measurement used for giving names, classifying, or categorizing of items with following natural ordering.

Interval: It consists of ordered values and also contains an additional property of having equal distances or intervals between scores. It does not contain the absolute zero ...

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