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Ford and Torok (2008) found that motivational signs were effective in increasing physical activity on a college campus. Signs such as “Step up to a healthier lifestyle” and “An average person bums 10 calories a minute walking up the stairs” were posted by the elevators and stairs in a college building. Students and faculty increased their use of the stairs during times that the signs were posted compared to times when there were no signs.

a. Identify the independent and dependent variables for this study.

b. What scale of measurement is used for the independent variable?

a.

To determine

To Identify: The independent and dependent variables for the given study.

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The motivational signs were effective in increasing physical activity on a college campus. Signs “Step up to a healthier lifestyle” and “An average person burns 10 calories a minute walking up the stairs” were posted on the elevators and stairs in a college building. Students and faculty increased their use of the stain; during times that the signs were posted compared to times when there were no signs...

b.

To determine
The scale of measurement of independent variable.

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