# Table 1.7 shows data for eight cordless telephones ( Consumer Reports , November 2012). The Overall Score, a measure of the overall quality for the cordless telephone, ranges from 0 to 100. Voice Quality has possible ratings of poor, fair, good, very good, and excellent. Talk Time is the manufacturer’s claim of how long the handset can be used when it is fully charged. a. How many elements are in this data set? b. For the variables Price, Overall Score, Voice Quality, Handset on Base, and TalkTime, which variables are categorical and which variables are quantitative? c. What scale of measurement is used for each variable?

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Anderson
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781305881884

13th Edition
Anderson
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781305881884

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## Table 1.7 shows data for eight cordless telephones (Consumer Reports, November 2012). The Overall Score, a measure of the overall quality for the cordless telephone, ranges from 0 to 100. Voice Quality has possible ratings of poor, fair, good, very good, and excellent. Talk Time is the manufacturer’s claim of how long the handset can be used when it is fully charged. a. How many elements are in this data set? b. For the variables Price, Overall Score, Voice Quality, Handset on Base, and TalkTime, which variables are categorical and which variables are quantitative? c. What scale of measurement is used for each variable?

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a.

To determine

Find the number of elements.

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Overall scores that measure the overall quality of the 8 cordless telephones range from 0 to 100 are given. The possible ratings for the voice quality are poor, fair, good, very good, and excellent...

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b.

To determine

Find the categorical and quantitative variables.

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c.

To determine

Identify the type of measurement scale used for the variables.

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