Problem 6E

Explain the difference between quantitative and qualitative data.

Solution 6E

Step1 of 2:

In this problem our goal is to Explain the difference between quantitative and qualitative data.

We know that statistics is the science of data. And understanding data is very important in statistics. Generally there are two types of data one is quantitative and another one is qualitative data.

Step2 of 2:

1). Quantitative data: Quantitative data are numerical measurements that represent an amount or a quantity.

For Example: height, weight, price, etc.

2). Qualitative data: Qualitative data are non numerical measurements that represent an attribute or a quality.

For Example: occupation, marital status, sex, etc.