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# Qualitative and Quantitative Data

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Author: Jonathan Osters
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This lesson will explain the difference between qualitative data and quantitative data.

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## Notes on "Qualitative and Quantitative Data"

Overview

(0:00-1:04) Define and give examples of Qualitative Data

(1:05-2:38) Define and give examples of Nominal vs. Ordinal Data

(2:39-3:13) Define and give examples of Quantitative Data

(3:14-3:30) Different types of data get different displays of data

(3:31-4:15) Recap

Terms to Know

Qualitative/Categorical Data

Data whose values are the names of categories. These can be numbers, but not the kinds of numbers with which it makes sense to do any numerical operations.

Quantitative Data

Data whose values are numbers and it makes sense to do numerical operations.

Nominal Level of Measurement

Qualitative data where the order in which the categories are presented does not matter.

Ordinal Level of Measurement

Qualitative data where the order in which the categories are presented matters.

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