What types of research questions can be answered using a quantitative research design?
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Quantitative research involves testing theories by trying to understand the relationship between variables. The variables are most often measurable and analyzed with statistical procedures (Trochim & Donnelley, 2001). Quantitative research is considered rigorous and formal. With quantitative research, data can be collected and analyzed quickly. It is more objective, than qualitative research. In addition, since samples are typically randomized the findings can be used as a basis to generalize information for a larger population. Because ...
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