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what is the difference between "famous" and "popular"?

Famous is a person who is well known by others and everybody knows that person. Most celebrities are famous.

Popular is a person who is admired and liked by others. Like Princess Diana.

Therefore, a famous person can be popular too depending on how much people like him/her.

A popular person also may not be famous but liked by many others.

That is the difference between the two. The one who is loved by others is the one who is popular and the one who is known to everybody is the famous one.


What is the difference between “skill” and “ability”?

Ability refers to being able to do something but skill refers to do something very good.

For example, we all know how to run that is our ability.

But some people know how to run for hours and even win a marathon. Those are the people with the skill.

Ability is innate but skill is something that should be earned in life.


What is the difference between “economic growth” and “economic development”?

Economic growth refers to a capacity of a produce goods and services, compared from one period of time to another.

Economic development, on the other hand, it refers to the process by which a nation improves the economic, political, and social well-being of its people.

Economic Growth and Economic Development are two very important concepts. Both are indicators of the health of the economy.

They indicate how well or how bad an economy is doing. Many economists take both economic growth and economic development into consideration when making policy or even advising businesses.


What is the difference between “data” and “information”?

Data and information are interrelated.

Data usually refers to raw data or unprocessed data. It is the basic form of data, data that hasn’t been analyzed or processed in any manner. Once the data is analyzed, it is considered as information.

Information is "knowledge communicated or received concerning a particular fact or circumstance." Information is a sequence of symbols that can be interpreted as a message. It provides knowledge or insight into a certain matter.

Data and information are interrelated. In fact, they are often mistakenly used interchangeably. Data is considered to be raw data. It represents ‘values of qualitative or quantitative variables, belonging to a set of items.’ It may be in the form of numbers, letters, or a set of characters.

It is often collected via measurements. In data computing or data processing, data is represented by in a structure, such as tabular data, data tree, a data graph, etc.

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