# ratio scale

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noun

statistics a scale of measurement of data which permits the comparison of differences of values; a scale having a fixed zero value. The distances travelled by a projectile, for instance, are measured on a ratio scale since it makes sense to talk of one projectile travelling twice as far as anotherCompare ordinal scale, interval scale, nominal scale

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