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What is that scale considered? A person who weighs 100 pounds steps onto a scale which indicates that they weigh 200 pounds. He/she gets off the scale, steps back on, and it still reads 200 pounds.



A. Reliable but not valid
B. Valid but not reliable
C. Both reliable and valid
D. Neither reliable nor valid
E. Obviously broken

This question is part of Chapter 1 An Introduction to Sociology: Quick Quiz
Asked by Sociology, Last updated: Jan 14, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered Oct 22, 2017

I don't understand why the answer is A ,but not D?

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Sep 16, 2017

How can it be reiable. How do you know it wieghs correctly?

 

sociology

Sociology

Answered Sep 14, 2017

Reliable but not valid
 

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