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Please describe the following concepts: quantitative, qualitative and mixed research and provide the methods you would use to collect data.

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Quantitative research is primarily concerned with collecting quantitative data such as numbers, facts and figures. Qualitative research is concerned with collecting qualitative information, such as subjective information, opinions, etc. The results of quantitative analysis is statistical in nature and is based on analysis of variables whereas qualitative research aims to identify patterns and trends by evaluating and analyzing subjective information, ...

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This solution of 197 words defines and discusses quantitative, qualitative and mixed research.