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# Levels of Measurement Worksheet

Data can be classified into the levels of nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio. Each of these levels of measurement indicates a different feature that the data is showing. Read the full description of these levels, then practice sorting through the following. After that, check your work.

Indicate which level of measurement is being used in the given scenario:

1. The teacher of a class of third graders records the height of each student.
2. The teacher of a class of third graders records the eye color of each student.
3. The teacher of a class of third graders records the letter grade for mathematics for each student.
4. The teacher of a class of third graders records the percentage that each student got correct on the last science test.
5. The teacher of a class of third graders records the letter grade for mathematics for each student.
6. A meteorologist compiles a list of temperatures in degrees Celsius for the month of May
7. A meteorologist compiles a list of temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit for the month of May
8. A meteorologist compiles a list of temperatures in degrees Kelvin for the month of May
9. A film critic lists the top 50 greatest movies of all time.
10. A car magazine lists the most expensive cars for 2012.
11. The roster of a basketball team lists the jersey numbers for each of the players.
12. A local animal shelter keeps track of the breeds of dogs that come in.
13. A local animal shelter keeps track of the weights of dogs that come in.

Courtney Taylor
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