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Earthquake Depths Are the earthquake depths described in

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Problem 4CQQ

Earthquake Depths Are the earthquake depths described in Exercise quantitative data or categorical data?

Exercise

Earthquake Depths Data Set 16 includes depths (km) of the sources of earthquakes. Are these values discrete or continuous?

Step-by-Step Solution:
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Problem 4CQQ

Answer:

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We have Data Set 16 includes depths (km) of the sources of earthquakes.

Step2 of 4:

We need to check whether the given data is quantitative data or categorical data? And Are these values discrete or continuous?

Step3 of 4:

Let us understand what is quantitative data and what is qualitative

Consider,

1).Quantitative data:Quantitative data is data expressing a certain quantity, amount or range. Usually, there are measurement units associated with the data,

For example: metres, in the case of the height of a person.

2).Qualitative data:Qualitative data can be arranged into categories that are not numerical. These categories can be physical traits, gender, colors or anything that does not have a number associated to it. Qualitative data is sometimes referred to as categorical...

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Chapter 1.4, Problem 4CQQ is Solved
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Textbook: Elementary Statistics
Edition: 12
Author: Mario F. Triola
ISBN: 9780321836960

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