As you all read, according to Kirk (2016), most of your time will be spent working with your data.  The four following group actions were mentioned by Kirk (2016):

Data acquisition: Gathering the raw material
Data examination: Identifying physical properties and meaning
Data transformation: Enhancing your data through modification and consolidation
Data exploration: Using exploratory analysis and research techniques to learn

Select 1 data action and elaborate on the actions preformed in that action group.
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