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In Exercises 21–28, determine which of the four levels of measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) is most appropriate.

Baseball Baseball statistician Bill James records the years in which the baseball World Series is won by a team from the National League.

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Four types of measurement levels:

  • Nominal level: It consists of only categories in which the data cannot be arranged in a specific order. This level of measurement is used for giving names and categorizing items without following any type of ordering.
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  • Ordinal level: It consists of only categories in which the data can be arranged in a specific order. This level of measurement is used for giving names, categorizing items, and has ordering of items.
  • Interval level: It consists of ordered values and also contains one more property of having equal distances or intervals between the values. An interval scale does not contain the values...

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