Data can be statistics, numbers, descriptions, or facts that are collected and analyzed.

Data can take many shapes and forms.

Two ways that data can be divided is by **qualitative data** and **quantitative data.**

Let’s look at some examples of qualitative data vs quantitative data to help us understand the difference between these two types of data.

Quantitative Data would be the dog has 4 legs and weighs 35 pounds.

Qualitative Data would be the dog is brown and has short hair.

Quantitative Data would be you have 90 books and is 2 meters tall.

Qualitative Data would be it is red and has a square shape.

Quantitative Data would be the height of the students in inches or

weight of the students in pounds

Qualitative Data would be a students favorite subject or

which sport they play.

Quantitative Data: Weight of the car

Time from 0 to 60 mph

Qualitative Data: Color of the car

Brand of the car