# Ratio Measurement Scale:

It is a measurement scale where the interval between successive points can be measured using a defined numerical scale and where the zero point means absence of the characteristic being measured. Weight is measured using a ratio scale because zero weight means the absence of weight. A measurement scale that has the same characteristics except that zero does not mean the absence of the characteristic is called an Interval Scale.

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