A Halloween chocolate lesson in nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio data #MRX

If you want to choose the right statistic for the numbers in your dataset, you need to know what kind of numbers you’re dealing with. This handy table will help you differentiate between nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio data. Enjoy, but don’t lick the screen!
Nominal Ordinal Interval Ratio Data

2 responses

  1. I wish I had this before doing my assignment. I got a low mark, because I screwed up all my nominals and ordinals etc. I just couldn’t figure it out, but this visual is a huge help! Thank you!

    1. You’re welcome. Too bad about the low mark but you’ll never forget again. One thing I do is remember that nominal=name and ordinal=order. That makes it easier for me. 🙂

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