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Creating and Completing a Minitab Database

Create a new Minitab database in which you will be able to enter the following variables:

Subject identification (ID) number
Age
Sex
Height
Year in college
Name each variable and identify the type as either numeric or alphanumeric (text). Categorical data (nominal or ordinal) should be entered as alphanumeric, and continuous data (interval or ratio) should be entered as numeric.

Collect the following data from forty students who are currently undergraduates in college, making sure you have five males and five females in each year (freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior):

Subject ID number (You will be required to provide this yourself. For example, subject 1 is 01; subject 2 is 02, and so forth. This should be identified as alphanumeric in your database since it is categorical.)
Age
Sex
Height (convert to inches; 5 feet 3 inches = [12 * 5] + 3 = 63)
Year in college (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior)
Enter the complete dataset into the Minitab worksheet.

Solution Summary

This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation for finding the description of the selected variables from the minitab dataset. The type is also mentioned in the solution.

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