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    Data vs. Information

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    What is the difference between data and information?

    What are some examples of misrepresented data and its impact?

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    Information is knowledge about data, or knowledge from which data can be generated. For example, if a news report states that the house prices in Florida have increased by 21% over the last five years, this piece of knowledge would be categorized as "information". However, the actual numerical figures of house prices 5 years ago and today would constitute what should be termed as "data"- ...

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    This solution provides an explanation regarding the difference between data and information.