Essentials of Statistics (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32192-459-2
ISBN 13: 978-0-32192-459-9

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Statistics - 1-3 Types of Data: 2

Answer

Quantitative data consists of numbers representing counts or measurements. Categorical data consists of names or labels that do not represent counts or measurements.

Work Step by Step

Age in years is one example of quantitative data, while political party affiliations is an example of categorical data.
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