# Level of measurement, sample and population

2. What is the level of measurement for these items related to the newspaper business? (page 14)

a. The number of papers sold each Sunday during 2004.

b. The departments, such as editorial, advertising, sports, etc.

c. A summary of the number of papers sold by county.

d. The number of years with the paper for each employee.

6. Explain the difference between a sample and a population. (page 19)

14. The following chart shows the selling price ($000) of houses sold in the Billings, Montana, area. (page 40)

26. The following data give the weekly amounts spent on groceries for a sample of households. (page 47)

18. The following are the ages of the 10 people in the video arcade at the Southwyck Shopping Mall at 10 A.M. this morning. For Exercises 16-19, (a) determine the median and (b) the mode. (page 65)

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