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Quantitative observations are better in biological method. How?
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Quantitative observations:

Quantitative observations are considered more accurate than qualitative ones because the former are invariable and measurable and can be recorded in terms of numbers. Examples of qualitative and quantitative observations are given below.

Qualitative observations

Quantitative observations

i. The freezing point of water is colder than the boiling point.

ii. A liter of water is heavier than a liter of ethanol.

i. The freezing point of water is 0°C and the boiling point is 100°C.

ii. A liter of water weighs 1000 grams and a liter of ethanol weighs 789 grams.