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# Quantitative Data

## Definition of Quantitative Data

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

### 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.