Determine if whether the data represented should be classified as ordinal, ratio, nominal, or interval:
(1) Numbers on NASCAR cars
(2) Class ranking
(3) Physical height
(4) Social security numbers
(5) Fahrenheit temperature
(6) Age in months
(7) Dress sizes
(8) Sea level© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 10:24 pm ad1c9bdddf
(1) Numbers on NASCAR cars - Nominal since these numbers have no representation of anything they are chosen randomly - The nominal scale does not express any values or relationships between variables.
(2) Class ranking - ordinal - when you can rank values, it is ordinal
(3) Physical height - Ratio scale, since there is a ...
This posting looks at 8 types of numbers and classifies then as either ordinal, ratio, nominal, or interval. It also gives a brief explanation for each one.