Chapter 1.1, Problem 5P

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Textbook Problem

**Critical Thinking** Numbers are often assigned to data that are categorical in nature.

(a) Consider these number assignments for category items describing electronic ways of expressing personal opinions:

1 = Twitter; 2 = e-mail; 3 = text message; 4 = Facebook; 5 = blog

Are these numerical assignments at the ordinal data level or higher? Explain.

(b) Consider these number assignments for category items describing usefulness of customer service:

1 = not helpful; 2 = somewhat helpful; 3 = very helpful; 4 = extremely helpful

Are these numerical assignments at the ordinal data level? Explain. What about at the interval level or higher? Explain.

**(a)**

To determine

**To explain:** Whether the provided numerical assignments are at the ordinal data level or higher.

Explanation

The given values are 1â€”twitter, 2â€”email, 3â€”text message, 4â€”Facebook, and 5â€”blog and these values are nominal...

**(b)**

To determine

**To explain:** Whether provided numerical assignments are at the ordinal data level or higher.

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