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1 Name that Data!  If you counted up how many of each color of ball there were on the right, what kind of data would you have?

2 Name that data  What kind of data does Rosenberg’s self esteem scale, on the right, yield?  INSTRUCTIONS: Please circle the appropriate number for each statement depending on whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with it.  1. On the whole, I am satisfied with myself  2. At times I think I am no good at all  3. I feel that I have a number of good qualities

3 Name that data  An instructor gives out letter grades on tests, including plus and minus grades. What type of data is this? A+C AC- A-D+ B+D BD- B-F+ C+F

4 Name that data  A child’s temperature is Fahrenheit. What kind of data is this?

5 Name that data  Top TV shows as of August 24, 2009, based on Nielsen Media Research Rank PROGRAM Network 1 AMERICA’S GOT TALENT- TUE NBC 2 AMERICA GOT TALENT- WED 9P NBC 3 NBC NFL PRE-SEASON 8/30(S) NBC 4 60 MINUTES CBS 5 NCIS CBS 6 TWO AND A HALF MEN CBS 7 BIG BANG THEORY, THE CBS 8 CSI CBS 9 MENTALIST, THE CBS 10 MENTALIST, THE-10PM SP(S) CBS

6 Name that data  What type or level of data is represented by the list of names on the right?

7 Name that data  A nurse asks patients to express the amount of pain they are feeling on a scale of 1 to 10.

8 Name that data  Your car’s odometer records what type of data?

9 Name that data  An ophthalmologist classifies patients’ risk of developing glaucoma based, in part, on their eye color. What kind of data is “eye color”?

10 Name that data  A person’s freeway commute to and from work each day is 41 minutes on average. What type or level of data is this?

11 Name that data  The percentage of male teachers in elementary school has dropped from a high of approximately 18% in 1981 to 9% today, according to figures from the National Education Association.  Percentages represent what level of data?

12 Name that data  An animal shelter classifies dogs according to their breed, including the category “mixed breed” to see if some breeds are more likely to be adopted than others. What type of data is this?


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