What could result from a survey?
What type of data is each of the following:
The time spent watching TV each day.
Favourite TV show.
This video looks at different types of questions.
A restaurant manager asks his customers the following question:
“How would you describe the taste of our food?”
What type of question is this?
To make the question closed, the manager could instead ask:
This video shows how survey results can be used and how to be careful about making assumptions.
Kathleen wants to find out the favourite sport of students at her school. She surveys some students and the results are below.
According to the survey, which sport is most popular?
For the survey, Kathleen asked all her teammates from her Rugby team. Do you trust the results of Kathleen's survey?
Pose questions and collect categorical or numerical data by observation or survey