Numerical data are numbers that correspond to some
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They can be the same because categorical data is a type of nonnumeric data. However, they are not synonyms because not all nonnumeric data is categorical! There are 2 types of nonnumeric
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Categorical or discrete data is a type of data that can be easily quantified because its units of measurement cannot be split up. E.G. number of children. You cannot have 1.2 children
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