Posted by **Jen** on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 6:00pm.

In your own line of work, give one example of a discrete

and one example of a continuous random variable, and describe why each is continuous or discrete.

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**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 2:13pm
Number of people is discrete, because you cannot have a fraction of a person.

Heights can be in fractions, so it is continuous.

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**Jen**, Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 2:37pm
interesting....thank you for your example, it definitely helped me :)

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