A television show on a particular network won the Emmy for the best comedy

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Question 6.

The year that a television show on a particular network won the Emmy for the best comedy is shown below.

1950         1979        1985        1988        1990        1993       1997      2009       2011

Determine the level of measurement of the data set? Explain your reasoning.

What is the level of measurement of the data set? Explain your reasoning.

  1. Interval. The data can be ordered and difference between data entries are meaningful, but a zero entry is not an inherent zero.
  2. Nominal. No mathematical computations could be made.
  3. Ordinal. The data can be arranged in order, or ranked but difference data entries are not meaningful.
  4. Ratio. The data can be ordered and differences between data entries are meaningful, and a zero entry is an inherent zero.

Answer Option 1. Interval. The data can be ordered and the difference between data entries is meaningful, but a zero-entry is not an inherent zero.

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