MATH-157

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In each case, determine whether the situation calls for a
discrete or continuous random variable and explain
your answer.
a. The description of the number of children in a family
selected at random from families in Ft. Wayne, Indiana
b. The net worth of an average person in the United
States
c. The cholesterol level of individuals having heart
attacks between the ages of 35 and 50
d. The sum showing after a roll of two dice

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