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QUALITATIVE or QUANTITATIVE? The telephone numbers in a phone book?

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QUALITATIVE or QUANTITATIVE? The telephone numbers in a phone book? QUALITATIVE

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QUALITATIVE or QUANTITATIVE? The telephone numbers in a phone book? QUALITATIVE (the numbers are a description of how to call someone, not a numerical MEASUREMENT)

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QUALITATIVE or QUANTITATIVE? The daily high temperatures for the month of June?

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QUALITATIVE or QUANTITATIVE? The daily high temperatures for the month of June? QUANTITATIVE

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QUALITATIVE or QUANTITATIVE? The daily high temperatures for the month of June? QUANTITATIVE (These temps can be computed to find the average, etc.)

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QUALITATIVE or QUANTITATIVE? The % scores of a class on an exam?

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QUALITATIVE or QUANTITATIVE? The % scores of a class on an exam? QUANTITATIVE

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QUALITATIVE or QUANTITATIVE? The % scores or a class on an exam? QUANTITATIVE (%s can be computed to find average, etc.)

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QUALITATIVE or QUANTITATIVE? The player numbers on a baseball team.

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QUALITATIVE or QUANTITATIVE? The player numbers on a baseball team. QUALITATIVE

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QUALITATIVE or QUANTITATIVE? The player numbers on a baseball team. QUALITATIVE These numbers are DESCRIPTIVE or a label for each player.

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CLASSIFY DATA BY LEVEL (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio)

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The top 5 teams in the college football poll released January 3, 1998 are 1. Michigan 2. Nebraska 3. Florida State 4. Florida 5. UCLA

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CLASSIFY DATA BY LEVEL (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) The top 5 teams in the college football poll released January 3, 1998 are 1. Michigan 2. Nebraska 3. Florida State 4. Florida 5. UCLA ORDINAL (ordered)

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CLASSIFY DATA BY LEVEL (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) The 4 major professional tennis tournaments are: Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, US Open

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CLASSIFY DATA BY LEVEL (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) The 4 major professional tennis tournaments are: Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, US Open NOMINAL (names only)

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CLASSIFY DATA BY LEVEL (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) The total catches of fish (in thousands) for different species of fish caught in Alabama: 36.314.948.887.348.5 17.23590.632.31.9

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CLASSIFY DATA BY LEVEL (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) The total catches of fish (in thousands) for different species of fish caught in Alabama: 36.314.948.887.348.5 17.23590.632.31.9 RATIO – calculations can be made, 0=0, could make calculations so 2 data values (different species) can be compared relative to each other.

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CLASSIFY DATA BY LEVEL (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) A companys US sales staff is splitting among the following regions. Northwest, Southwest, Southeast, Northeast

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CLASSIFY DATA BY LEVEL (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) A companys US sales staff is splitting among the following regions. Northwest, Southwest, Southeast, Northeast NOMINAL-No numbers (Qualitative – descriptive)

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CLASSIFY DATA BY LEVEL (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) The average monthly temperatures in C at a particular glacier in Alaska: -4.6 -11.4 -13.0 -16.7 -13.1 -9.8 -4.6 -0.1 4.7 6.1 2.8 -0.7

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CLASSIFY DATA BY LEVEL (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) The average monthly temperatures in C at a particular glacier in Alaska: -4.6 -11.4 -13.0 -16.7 -13.1 -9.8 -4.6 -0.1 4.7 6.1 2.8 -0.7 INTERVAL : Ordered (by month) AND numerical values that can be computed. 0 = location on thermometer, NOT absence of temperature.

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CLASSIFY DATA BY LEVEL (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) The lengths (in inches) of bass caught in Maryland. 16 17.25 19 18.75 21 20.3 19.8 24 21.83

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CLASSIFY DATA BY LEVEL (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) The lengths (in inches) of striped bass caught in Maryland. 16 17.25 19 18.75 21 20.3 19.8 24 21.82 INTERVAL – Numbers that can be computed, but since all are for SAME species, cant compare relative to each other. Can be ordered.

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