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What are the reasons behind picking a certain research methods (quantitative and qualitative) over the other?

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A researcher chooses the research method based on "the nature of the research problem and questions that will be asked to address the problem (and accompanying review of the literature that establishes the importance of the problem" (Creswell, 2011). Quantitative research has the characteristics of describing a research problem through the relationship of ...

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