Communities with stronger economies experience less crime.
- Identify the IV, DV, UA, and direction of the relationship in the above statement.
- Explain how you would define both the IV and DV in that statement. Example: an operational definition of the variable “education” could be defined by degree (high school, college, graduate school) or by years of education (8, 12, 16, 20).
- Formulate an operational hypothesis with your newly defined IV and DV.
- Indicate the appropriate level of measurement for your operational definitions of your IV and DV (1 point).