What is Data Mining? - Definition & Process


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Which of these sports sees an incredible amount of data mining by even passing fans?

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1. Which of these is an example of data mining?

2. What is probably true about most data mining?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer the following questions to test your knowledge of data mining practices. You will be asked to identify why data mining is used and common practices.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to test your understanding of:

  • What sports see a great deal of data mining
  • Examples of data mining
  • How big data compares to data mining

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as common facts about data mining
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as data mining and big data
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding specific examples of data mining in today's world

Additional Learning

Do you want to learn more about data mining? Use the lesson What is Data Mining? - Definition & Process if so. It will help you understand things such as:

  • The focus of data mining
  • Why data mining does not generally include collecting data
  • Why data mining is only recently becoming widely used