Explain briefly various basis of classification of data.
Dear Student, Answer to your question is as follows : Classification refers to an ordered set of related categories used to group data according to its similarities. In other words, it means arranging the mass of data into different classes or groups on the basis of their similarities. Methods of classification of data : 1. Geographical classification : This classification of data is based on the geographical or locational differences of the data. 2. Chronological classification : this classification is based on the basis of time. 3. Quantitative classification : This classification is based on the basis of their numerical values. 4. Qualitative classification : this classification is based on the basis qualities or attributes of the data. Regards