J.D. Power and Associates surveys new automobile owners to learn about the quality of recently purchased vehicles. The following questions were asked in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey, May 2012. a. Did you purchase or lease the vehicle? b. What price did you pay? c. What is the overall attractiveness of your vehicle’s exterior? (Unacceptable, Average, Outstanding, or Truly Exceptional) d. What is your average miles per gallon? e. What is your overall rating of your new vehicle? (1- to 10-point scale with 1 Unacceptable and 10 Truly Exceptional) Comment on whether each question provides categorical or quantitative data.

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Chapter 1, Problem 6SE
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J.D. Power and Associates surveys new automobile owners to learn about the quality of recently purchased vehicles. The following questions were asked in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey, May 2012.

  1. a. Did you purchase or lease the vehicle?
  2. b. What price did you pay?
  3. c. What is the overall attractiveness of your vehicle’s exterior? (Unacceptable, Average, Outstanding, or Truly Exceptional)
  4. d. What is your average miles per gallon?
  5. e. What is your overall rating of your new vehicle? (1- to 10-point scale with 1 Unacceptable and 10 Truly Exceptional)

Comment on whether each question provides categorical or quantitative data.

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