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types of data measurement scales

Types of Data & Measurement Scales: Nominal, Ordinal, Interval and Ratio

There are four measurement scales (or types of data): nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio.  These are simply ways to categorize different types of variables.  This topic is usually discussed in…

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Descriptive vs. Inferential Statistics: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to statistic analysis, there are two classifications: descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.  In a nutshell, descriptive statistics intend to describe a big hunk of data with summary…