Unit 1 assessment – identify variable types and their values



In this assignment, you will be required to use the Heart Rate Dataset to complete the following:

  • Identify the variables in the dataset
  • Classify each variable as qualitative or quantitative discrete or quantitative continuous
  • Specify the possible values of each variable
  • Give a brief written description of what each variable tells us about the data provided.


  1. Open the Heart Rate Dataset in Excel
  2. There are 3 columns of data. Each column represents a different variable.  What are the 3 variables represented in the dataset?
  3. Identify each of the 3 variables as qualitative, quantitative discrete, or quantitative continuous
  4. Identify the possible values of each of the 3 variables in this dataset.
  5. Briefly describe what information each of the 3 variables tells us about the data

Additional Instructions:

Your assignment should be typed into a Word or other word processing document, formatted in APA style. The assignments must include

  • Running head
  • A title page with
    • Assignment name
    • Your name
    • Professor’s name
    • Course