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Tablet PC Comparison provides a wide variety of information about tablet computers. The company’s website enables consumers to easily compare different tablets using factors such as cost, type of operating system, display size, battery life, and CPU manufacturer. A sample of 10 tablet computers is shown in Table 1.6 (Tablet PC Comparison website, February 28, 2013). a. How many elements are in this data set? b. How many variables are in this data set? c. Which variables are categorical and which variables are quantitative? d. What type of measurement scale is used for each of the variables?

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Anderson
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781305881884

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Tablet PC Comparison provides a wide variety of information about tablet computers. The company’s website enables consumers to easily compare different tablets using factors such as cost, type of operating system, display size, battery life, and CPU manufacturer. A sample of 10 tablet computers is shown in Table 1.6 (Tablet PC Comparison website, February 28, 2013).

  1. a. How many elements are in this data set?
  2. b. How many variables are in this data set?
  3. c. Which variables are categorical and which variables are quantitative?
  4. d. What type of measurement scale is used for each of the variables?

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a.

To determine

Find the number of elements.

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It is given that the tablet PC Company enables the consumers to easily compare different tablets by some factors. The factors are cost, type of operating system, display size, battery life, and CPU manufacturer. The sample consists of 10 tablet computers...

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b.

To determine

Find the number of variables.

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c.

To determine

Find the categorical and quantitative variables.

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d.

To determine

Identify the type of measurement scale used for the variables.

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