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Difference between Qualitative and Quantitative

Qualitative refers to the characteristics or properties of quality, and quantitative refers to the measure of something.

Qualitative data is information that is not clearly quantifiable, such as a scientist’s observations, the taste of something, or a videotape of an interview.

Quantitative data can be counted, such as the temperature of a liquid, the number of petals on a flower, or the amount of salt in a gallon of seawater.