CHARACTERISTICS, STRENGHTS, WEAKNESSES, AND KINDS OF QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH WHY RESEARCH IS SO IMPORTANT? (YOUTUBE V IDEO) ’ ; DEFINITION OF RESEAR CH Empirical – it means the scientific facts Structured research instruments – questionnaires in which the responses of the respondents are already in the choices unto which it will only be chosen by the respondents. Larger sample size – more respondents means that there are more data to be represented in a certain population SPSS Software 1. As researchers, we expect an answer. We have an ideal answer at the back of our minds.