What is Numerical Data? - Definition & Examples

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Data that is collected in number form and can be ordered in ascending and descending order. Answers could be in the form of fractions or decimals.

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1. Elizabeth asks her friends how many brothers and/or sisters they have at home. What type of data is she collecting?

2. Jean is making costumes for the school play. She gets each student's height and asks them for their favorite color. Which piece of information is considered numerical data?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will primarily examine your understanding of numerical data collection via practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be more specific, you will be assessed on:

  • The word associated with data collected in a number form put in a certain order
  • Identifying types of information that are considered numerical data

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about data collection in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as categorical data and numerical data
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on numerical data

Additional Learning

Interested in learning more about numerical data? Check out our lesson titled, What is a Numerical Data? - Definition & Examples. With this lesson, you will be taught further on:

  • What numerical data is
  • The way numerical data is ordered
  • The identification of numerical data
  • Other components of numerical data
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