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**Qualitative and Quantitative Data**

Introduction into qualitative and quantitative data

**Quantitative Data vs Qualitative Data**

Data can be divided into two groups called quantitative and qualitative data.

Quantitative data is numerical and qualitative data is descriptive.

Examples of quantitative data would be the number of pets, time of day, the temperature outside.

Quantitative data can be graphed.

If you count or measure, you are collecting quantitative data.

There are two types of quantitative data, discrete and continuous.

Discrete data is usually data you can count and continuous data is usually data you measure.

Qualitative is descriptive or observations and uses words.

For example, the color of a house, smell of a sock, texture of a shirt.

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

More Lessons for High School Regents Exam

Math Worksheets

High School Math based on the topics required for the Regents Exam conducted by NYSED.

The following diagram shows the difference between qualitative and quantitative data. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions using qualitative and quantitative data.

Introduction into qualitative and quantitative data

Data can be divided into two groups called quantitative and qualitative data.

Quantitative data is numerical and qualitative data is descriptive.

Examples of quantitative data would be the number of pets, time of day, the temperature outside.

Quantitative data can be graphed.

If you count or measure, you are collecting quantitative data.

There are two types of quantitative data, discrete and continuous.

Discrete data is usually data you can count and continuous data is usually data you measure.

Qualitative is descriptive or observations and uses words.

For example, the color of a house, smell of a sock, texture of a shirt.

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You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

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