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1

Class Interval

Data is arranged into different groups and then broken down into the group frequency i.e. statistics

2

Closed question

Simple yes or no answer

3

Continuous data

All measurements are taken into account i.e. 5/ 5.1/ 5.2

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Discrete data

Only the whole measurement is used i.e. 5

5

Frequency

The number of times the data has occurred

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Grouped frequency

To better identify the frequency i.e. shown as a table

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Open question

Requires a more developed answer

8

Qualitative data

Descriptive

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Quantifiable

Capable of being measured or counted i.e. the number of students in a classroom

10

Quantitative data

Numerical

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Range

Difference between the highest and lowest values

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Sample population

Data is taken from part of the population