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Asked Jul 7, 2019

Determine which of the four levels of measurement ( norminal, ordinal, interval, ratio) is most appropriate for the data below. Years in which U.S. presidents were inaugurated 

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Explanation:

In this case, the year in which a U.S. president was inaugurated, is a characteristic of the particular president or of the presidential election system. Now, the elections occur in a chronological order; one election happens after the other, so that inauguration of one president happens after that of another. Evidently, the year of inauguration is not just a label for the presidents that categorizes them, but provides some more information.

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Further explanation:

The number of years between the inauguration of any two presidents can also be obtained by taking difference of the earlier year from the later year. However, division or multi...

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