Levels of Measurement/Scaling
Identify which level of scaling is present in the examples below
N = Nominal, O = Ordinal, I = Interval, R = Ratio
_____ A high temperature of 83 degrees Fahrenheit
_____ A survey result that 24 students work full time, 36, part time.
_____ Bill is consistently rated most effective communicator of his group.
_____ Gallup says that 60% of the voters support the incumbent.
_____ Pick up three pounds of ground beef please.
_____ Patty acts as expected based on her first-born family position.
_____ Seattle at an altitude of 67 feet is higher than Death Valley at an altitude of â?" 120.
_____ The door is 37 inches wide, the door frame is 36 inches wide.
Here I will first define each of the levels of scaling:
Nominal - labels or types (described with words)
Ordinal - in an order or rank (first, second, third...)
Interval - a quantitative measurement where the ...
The expert identifies which level of scaling is present in examples.