This Week We’Ve Begun To Distinguish Between Qualitative And Quantitative Research And To Examine The Uses


This week we’ve begun to distinguish between qualitative and quantitative research and to examine the uses

of descriptive statistics.

Keeping these objectives in mind, what do you think Mark Twain’s quote (There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies and statistics.) is saying about the uses and misuses or limitations of statistics? A well-supported answer will draw upon historical or hypothetical examples of how statistics can be (mis)used; or you can draw from a relevant issue found in your professional field.Statistics and Probability