# In Exercises 21–28, determine which of the four levels of measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) is most appropriate.College Rankings U.S. News & World Report periodically provides its rankings of national universities, and in a recent year the ranks for Princeton, Harvard, and Yale were 1, 2, and 3, respectively.

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

College Rankings U.S. News & World Report periodically provides its rankings of national universities, and in a recent year the ranks for Princeton, Harvard, and Yale were 1, 2, and 3, respectively.

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Step 1

Definitions:

Nominal data:

• This type of variable is used to label the variables without any quantitative values.
• It can be named but not ordered.
Step 2

Ordinal data:

• This is categorical variables.
• This type of variables are divided into group.
• Example: gender, eye color.
• It can be ordered, but the difference has no meaning.

Step 3

Interval data:

• It is an integer,
• This data always appear in the form of numerical values where the dista...

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