Student Organizer
      Activity One- Research


For each scenario listed below, identify whether it would be best to gather qualitative data, quantitative data, or a combination of both to answer the questions being asked.

Scenario 1: You work in an office that has a water cooler. The water cooler holds twenty gallons of water. Your boss asks you to figure out how many refills your office will need every month, because shes trying to do the budget.

Type of data collecting method you would use? (qualitative and/or quantitative) Why?





Briefly describe how you would collect the data (what tools would you used, e.g., a ruler, a questionnaire).





Scenario 2: Youre a new restaurant owner. Your restaurant has been open for several weeks, and so far, it looks like your customers enjoy your restaurant. But you want more information. You want to get feedback from your customers on their dining experience, specifically their opinions on your food, service, and ambiance.

Type of data collecting method you would use? (qualitative and/or quantitative) Why?





Briefly describe how you would collect the data.





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