   Chapter 1, Problem 14P Essentials of Statistics for the B...

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Chapter
Section Essentials of Statistics for the B...

8th Edition
Frederick J Gravetter + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133956570
Textbook Problem

Four scales of measurement were introduced in this chapter: nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio. a. What additional information is obtained from measurements on an ordinal scale compared to measurements on a nominal scale? b. What additional information is obtained from measurements on an interval scale compared to measurements on an ordinal scale? c. What additional information is obtained from measurements on a ratio scale compared to measurements on an interval scale?

a.

To determine
The additional information obtained from measurements on an ordinal scale compared to measurements on a nominal scale.

Explanation

Justification:

In nominal scale of measurement, observations are just categorized as per names. But in ordinal scale of measurement, observations can be ranked in terms of direction to form an ordered series...

b.

To determine
The additional information obtained from measurements on an interval scale compared to measurements on an ordinal scale.

c.

To determine
The additional information obtained from measurements on a ratio scale compared to measurements on an interval scale.

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