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What types of data can be used to generate different kinds of graphs? In Chapter 9 of the reading material it teaches us that the data collection can be described in two basic categories and they are qualitative and quantitative. Qualitative and Quantitative is two of the way that can be used to generate data for the different types of graphs. Quantitative is in numerical form of generating data for the different types of graphs. Qualitative data are words and text but can be much more than that because it can be photographs, videos, sound recordings and so on, and is non numerical. It also tells Each of the data types need to be handled differently because qualitative characteristics don't have clear mathematical relationships to one another and quantitative has a numeric sequence . For example, you know the numerical measurement three is less than fve, but it makes no sense to say the characteristic red hair is less than blond hair (or vice versa). Because of
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  • Spring '12
  • JamesKeating
  • Qualitative Research

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