KIN 401: Lecture 1, Part 3

Lesson 1, Part 3: Measurement and Scale

"Measurement" Is:

Measurement Scales

A Real-Number System: Order, Distance, and Origin

Scale and Real Number System: Example

Movie Rating Scale

Richter Magnitude Scale: -1.5-12

What About Richter Earthquake Severity Scale?

Richter Scale Presented by TNT Explosions

1976 Tangshan Earthquake 7.8; Deaths = 240,000!

Measurement Scales and Computation

Variable and Score Limits

Real Score Limits