Discuss the differences between quantitative and qualitative data, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. As a part of your response, describe one type of quantitative data.

Discuss the differences between quantitative and qualitative data, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. As a part of your response, describe one type of quantitative data.

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Describing quantitative data
asked 2021-02-25
Discuss the differences between quantitative and qualitative data, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. As a part of your response, describe one type of quantitative data.

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2021-02-26
Step 1
Any information is termed to be data, depending upon the characteristics it is of two types quantitative and qualitative. The difference between this two are :
Step 2
Data in the form of text having particular information is termed as qualitative data which tells us about the quality of a fact whereas data in a form of a number, which provides certain statistical responses is known as quantitative data.
Step 3
For example, in a class, the number of students is quantitative data whereas describing every student according to his/her behaviour is qualitative data.
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