# What does quantitative data mean?

## Question:

What does quantitative data mean?

## Measuring Data:

Scientists perform experiments, and test their surroundings. This helps them learn about their environment and make sense out of what they are testing. Most experimentation involves collecting data. There are two primary types of data, qualitative and quantitative data. Do you know the difference?

## Answer and Explanation:

Quantitative data involves data that has a number and an unit. The unit gives the number meaning. A numerical value without a unit has no value as...

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