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Probability and Statistics

Probability and Statistics

Categorical Data Exercises

Example 1

Determine whether the following statement refers to categorical data, qualitative data, quantitative data, or some combination of these:

Mrs. Smith gave a test on which the maximum possible score was 100. The actual scores students received were 92, 87, 86, 85, 72, 70, 70, and 61.

Example 2

Determine whether the following statement refers to categorical data, qualitative data, quantitative data, or some combination of these:

Mrs. Smith gave an exam on which one student received an A, three students received B's, three students received C's, and one student received a D.

Example 3

Determine whether the following statement refers to categorical data, qualitative data, quantitative data, or some combination of these:

Mr. Lee ran 63 km last week.

Example 4

Determine whether the following statement refers to categorical data, qualitative data, quantitative data, or some combination of these:

Five students had blue backpacks, ten students had red backpacks, and three students had green backpacks.

Example 5

Determine whether the following statement refers to categorical data, qualitative data, quantitative data, or some combination of these:

Luisa's hair is reddish-blonde.

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