QUANTITATIVE DATA

Definition of Quantitative Data

The data that can be counted or measured is called to be Quantitative Data.

More About Quantitative Data

  • Quantitative data is also known as numerical data
  • Quantitative data can be analyzed by using statistical method and can also be represented by using graph
  • Discrete and continuous data are quantitative data.


Video Examples: Quantitative Data


Example of Quantitative Data

    The above bar graph shows the temperature (�F) for the first six days on the month of October in a particular state. The �Date� (on the horizontal axis) is quantitative (discrete data) as it is measuring the temperature of a particular date. The �Temperature (�F)� (on the vertical axis) is quantitative (continuous data) as the temperature is counted.

Solved Example on Quantitative Data

Ques: Identify the quantitative data.

    Choices:
    A. Color of jerseys of each team in World Cup Soccer.
    B. Name of the players of a soccer team.
    C. Number of vehicles sold from a shop in a month.
    D. Color of shirts displayed in a sales counter.
    Correct Answer: C

Solution:

    Step 1: The data that can be counted or measured is called to be quantitative data.
    Step 2: Here, �Number of vehicles sold from a shop in a month� is the quantitative data.

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