Give examples of both discrete and continuous data?

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Give examples of both discrete and continuous data? What makes them different? Is the measurement of money continuous or discrete? Explain. Can discrete data be analyzed using the normal distribution? Why or why not?

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examples for discrete and continuous data

MATH

(A) Classify the following as an example of nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio level of measurement, and state why it represents this level: zip codes for the state of Pennsylvania (B) Determine if this data is qualitative or quantitative: Nationality (C) In your own line of...

Stats

Classify the following as discrete or continuous random variables. (A) The time it takes to run a marathon (B) The number of fractions between 1 and 2 (C) A pair of dice is rolled, and the sum to appear on the dice is recorded (D) The length of a broad jump I got: (A) ...

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Classify the following as discrete or continuous random variables. (A) The time it takes to run a marathon (B) The number of fractions between 1 and 2 (C) A pair of dice is rolled, and the sum to appear on the dice is recorded (D) The length of a broad jump I got: (A) ...

Stats

Determine the following random variables discrete or continuous: a)Number of fish I caught during 2 hours? I said: discrete b)Temperature of a coffee cup? I said: continuous c)Height of a 2-year-old maple tree? I said: continuous d) Number of credit cards I have in my wallet? ...

Math

A movie store sells DVDs for $11 each. What is the cost C of n DVDs? Identify the situation as discrete or continuous. a. C=11n;continuous*** b. C=11+n;discrete c. C=11+n;continuous d. C=11n;discrete

Math

A movie store sells DVDs for $11 each. What is the cost C of n DVDs? Identify the situation as discrete or continuous. a. C=11n;continuous*** b. C=11+n;discrete c. C=11+n;continuous d. C=11n;discrete

Math

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.

Statistics

Hi, I have to answer if each questions is a nominal, ordinal, interval discrete, interval continuous, ratio discrete, or ratio continuous. I would like to know if my answers are correct and if wrong what is the correct answer. Thanks 1. Highest level of education completed? a...

Algebra

An airline has implemented a plan to reduce the occurrence of lost luggage. They have observed a linear relationship between the number of months the plan has been in place and the number of pieces of lost luggage. The airline recorded their findings in the table below. Which ...

statistic please help

The number of pencil used during a test is a type of which data? nominal qualitative ordinal qualitative discrete quantitative continuous quantitative Class rank (freshman, sophomore, etc.) is a type of which data? nominal qualitative ordinal qualitative discrete quantitative ...

statistics

assume you have a data set from a normally distributed random variable. answer the following: will the random variable be discrete, continuous, or neither? How do you know? I believe its continuous but cant explain why will the data be qualitative or quantitative? How do you ...

Stats

1.Number of people in attendance at a baseball game qualitative/ordinal qualitative/nominal quantitative/discrete quantitative/continuous 2. number of tracks on a CD qualitative/ordinal qualitative/nominal quantitative/discrete quantitative/continuous 3.eye color qualitative/...

Discrete or continuous help

Identify the given random variable as being discrete or continuous. The number of stories in a specific Manhattan office building.

Advanced algebra

The number of freshmen entering college in a certain year is 621. What type of data is 621? A. Discrete data B. categorical data C. Continuous data

statistics, are my calculations correct?

classify the following as discrete or continuous random variables: a) the time it takes to run a marathon- i think that it is discrete b) the number of fractions between one and two- i think that it is discrete? c) a pair of dice is rolled and the sum to appear on the dice is ...

Math

Sarah has to go to her brother's baseball tournament that lasts for 4 days. She eats two-thirds of a hotdog at every game. He plays 2 games a day. Define your variables, write a function rule, find the domain and range, and tell whether the data is discrete of continuous. ...

biology

Could someone please check this definition and tell me if it's good or if it's too much (whatever) Variation=the existence of differences between the individuals in a population. It can be described as continuous or discrete. Examples of discrete variation are gender and eye ...

biology

Could someone please check this definition and tell me if it's good or if it's too much (whatever) Variation=the existence of differences between the individuals in a population. It can be described as continuous or discrete. Examples of discrete variation are gender and eye ...

calculus

Evaluating an exponential function The function gives the value of a home in dollars in the year 1980 + t. What was the value of the home in 1988? Round your answer to the nearest whole dollar amount and give units. You would evaluate for t=8. The units should be dollars. Your...

Business Statistics

What type of data is the projected return on an investment? A. qualitative B. continuous C. attribute D. discrete E. none of the above

Elementary Math

The temperature of a cup of coffee is a discrete or continuous random variable? Am I correct " Discrete"

MATH

Determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variable. The braking time of a car Is it discrete?

statistics

The number of new boats sold at a boat dealership in a given week qualitative/nominal qualitative/ordinal quantitative/continuous quantitative/discrete the weight of a gemstone qualitative/nominal qaulitative/ordinal quantitative/continuous quantitative/discrete The make of a ...

business

What type of data is the number of gallons of gasoline pumped by a filling station during a day? A. qualitative B. continuous C. attribute D. discrete E. none of the above

Math

The number of people waiting in a line for a movie hours (x) people (y) 1 170 2 230 3 290 4 350 Is this discrete or continuous data?

discrete data

Can discrete data be analyzed using a normal distribution?

statistics

A researcher looks at several classrooms, and counts the number of people with brown eyes in each class. Is this qualitative, quantitative-discrete, or quantitative-continuous data

Math

I am having a hard time understanding the difference between discrete and continuous data...i have read the textbook definition and i have looked online, and i just cannot comprehend it :( help?

math

Determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variable. The number of freshmen in the required course, English 101 The braking time of a car I think the first one discrete and the second is continous is this correct?

math-please help!

Determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variable. The number of freshmen in the required course, English 101 The braking time of a car I think the first one discrete and the second is continous is this correct?

statistics

Give examples of nominal, ordinal, interval. and ratio data. Then, convert your ratio data example into interval, ordinal, and nominal scales. Measurement Scales Practice 1. Indicate the first letter (N, O, I, R) of the highest possible scale for each of the following measures...

Algebra 2

Give one example of a situation where you would make a discrete graph and an example of when you will see a continuous graph.

Algebra 2

Give one example of a situation where you would make a discrete graph and an example of when you will se a continuous graph.

Calculus

COnsider g(x)=(8)/(x-6) on (6,13) (a) Is this function continuous on the given interval? If it is continuous, type "continuous". If not, give the x -value where the function is not continuous. Is is continous? If not? what interval then?

Calculus

COnsider g(x)=(8)/(x-6) on (6,13) (a) Is this function continuous on the given interval? If it is continuous, type "continuous". If not, give the x -value where the function is not continuous. Is is continous? If not? what interval then?

Calculus

COnsider g(x)=(8)/(x-6) on (6,13) (a) Is this function continuous on the given interval? If it is continuous, type "continuous". If not, give the x -value where the function is not continuous. Is is continous? If not? what interval then?

Math

the question i need help with is: Classify the random variable as finite discrete, infinite discrete or continuous. The random variable given is the number of hours a child watches television on a given day.

Calculus

consider k(t)=(e^t)/(e^t-7) on[-7,7] Is this function continuous on the given interval? If it is continuous, type "continuous". If not, give the t -value where the function is not continuous. Is the t value 0

Statistics

A social worker is involved in a study about family structure. She obtains information regarding the number of children per family for a certain community from the census data. Identify the variable of interest, determine whether it is discrete or continuous and list some ...

statistics

a social worker is involved in a study about family structure. She obtains information regarding the number of children per family for a certain community from the census data. Identify the random variable of interest, determine whether it is discrete or continuous, and list ...

Calculus

consider k(t)=(e^t)/(e^t-7) on[-7,7] Is this function continuous on the given interval? If it is continuous, type "continuous". If not, give the t -value where the function is not continuous. I say continous, am I wrong? If I am wrong what interval is it on?

Calculus

consider k(t)=(e^t)/(e^t-7) on[-7,7] Is this function continuous on the given interval? If it is continuous, type "continuous". If not, give the t -value where the function is not continuous. I say continous, am I wrong? If I am wrong what interval is it on?

MATH

(5 pts) The length, X, of a fish from a particular mountain lake in Idaho is normally distributed with \mu = 9.7 inches and \sigma = 1.7 inches. (a) Is X a discrete or continuous random variable? (Type: DISCRETE or CONTINUOUS) ANSWER: (b) Write the event ''a fish chosen has a ...

HCT

The data shown below shows the amount in dollars spent on groceries in one day by 30 people. 204 210 227 218 254 256 238 242 253 227 251 243 233 251 241 237 247 211 222 231 218 212 217 227 209 260 230 228 242 200 1 mark a. Is it a continuous or a discrete data? b. Fill in the ...

PROBABILTY

WHAT IS AN EXAMPLE OF DISCRETE DISTRIBUTION AND CONTINUOUS DISTRIBUTIONS?

Algebra 1, Math

What is the difference between continuous and discrete?

chemistry

Examples of materials or substances that can be both beneficial and detrimental at the same time. Give two examples. please help

Calculus

consider k(t)=(e^t)/(e^t-7) on[-7,7] Is this function continuous on the given interval? If it is continuous, type "continuous". If not, give the t -value where the function is not continuous. The function is not continous and it is not continous on 7 (which is the t=value). Am...

stat

When rolling a die, is this an example of a discrete or continuous random variable?

Math

Tell whether the data collected is continuous or discrete. Rose recycles aluminum cans each week. She records the total number of cans she recycles each week. Jackson is at a crab race. He records the distance traveled by his pet crab each minute.

statistics

Terms and Definitions matching ___ Statistics ___ Discrete variable ___ Statistics ___ Continuous variable ___ Population ___ Qualitative data ___ Population parameters ___ Quantitative data ___ Sample ___ Mean ___ Bias ___ Mode ___ Representative sample ___ Median ___ ...

Real Analysis

a) Give an example of a function, whose limit exists as x approaches 2, but it is not continuous at x=2 b)Give an example of a function that is not differentiable at x=2, but it is continuous at x=2

calculus

give an example of a function that has: a) only one point of discontinuity b) exactly two ponts of discontinuity c) an infinite number of discontinuity give an example of a function that is: a) continuous at every point b) discontinous at every point i am confused on how to ...

Calculus

If f is differentiable at x=c, which of the following statements must be true? A. f is continuous at x=c B. f^1 is continuous at x=c^1 C. f is continuous at y=c D. f is continuous at y^1=c

Math

In each case, determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variables and explain your answer.

statistics

Classify the variable as nominal, ordinal, discrete, or continuous, and explain: Customer’s driver’s license number

Algebra

Explain why x^2 +5x + 8 is prime(not factorable) How do you know? Give 2 examples of a prime polynomial(can't be both binomials) Give 2 examples of polynomials that are not prime(they can't be both binomials),factor them,explain what you did to factor them. How would you ...

Algebra

Explain why x^2 + 5x + 8 is prime (not factorable). How do you know? Give 2 examples of a prime polynomial (they cannot both be binomials). Give 2 examples of polynomials that are NOT prime (they cannot both be binomials), factor them, and explain what you did to factor them. ...

Algebra

What is the differance between a discrete graph and a continuous graph? Thanks so much!

computer

give three examples in which raw data also serve as usefull information

English

I have a last question.It's urgent. While I was getting ready for school, my mum made/was making breakfast for me. I think I should you the past continuous in both cases because the two actions are continuous.

psy

Psychologists generally agree that developmental change is characterized by (Points : 1) mostly continuous development. mostly discontinuous development. both continuous and discontinuous development. neither continuous nor discontinuous development.

Statistics

Classify the following variable as nominal, ordinal, discrete, or continuous and state why it is such a variable: number of US Senators

check and correct public speaking

1. (TCO5) According to the text, non-verbal communication is: My Answer D continuous, emotional, ambiguous and both intentional and unintentional ambiguous, multi-channeled, intentional and both continuous and sporadic continuous, multifaceted, emotional and both unintentional...

algebra 1

is the set of all positive integers closed under addition? if yes..give 2 examples if no,,,give 2 examples that prove it is not

statistics

Classify the following variable as nominal, ordinal, discrete, or continuous and state why it is such a variable: number of bank deposits in a month

MATH Prob.

Determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variable. A)the cost of a random selected orange B)the Ph level of shampoo

statistics

2. Classify the following variable as nominal, ordinal, discrete, or continuous and state why it is such a variable: number of automobile accidents per year (Points : 3)

precalc

For the graph y=2, what is the: A) Domain B) Range C) X values of all zeroes D) Equations of all asymptotes E) 1 to 1 or not F) Continuous or not (if continuous tell where) G) Increasing, decreasing, both (if both tell where), or neither H) Bounded above, bounded below, ...

Math

A) Let x represent the number of messages posted each month on a social netwroking website. B) let x represent the length of time it takes to get to work. I got A) continuous B) discrete Am i correct??

mATH ANSWERS

1) If the odds in favor of an event A are 3 to 1, what is the probability associated with event A occurring? A) B) C) 4 D) Determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variable. 2) The height of a randomly selected student. A) Discrete B) ...

Career Help

My Question:- Give at least 2 examples of good questions to ask in an informational interview. My answer:- 1. How many hours do you work in a typical week? 2. Why do people leave this field or company? Are these 2 good examples to ask in an informational interview,I need to ...

Science

My question is which of the following are NOT examples of data? Numbers Graphs Measurements Conclusions I know conclusions are not data. What about graphs? Is that data or a way to record data?

statistics

2. Using the MM207 Student Data Set: a) Select a continuous variable that you suspect would not follow a normal distribution. b) Create a graph for the variable you have selected to show its distribution. c) Explain why these data might not be normally distributed. d) Select a...

Calculus

Which of the following describes the graph of y=|2x+6|? A. Only continuous B. Only differentiable C. Both A and B D. Not continuous, not differentiable E. Constant

Calc

I need help finding the correct formula after finding the doubling time and continuous percentage. I got the doubling time of 24 days and the continuous percentage of 2.89%. Homework asking use the doubling time to find the continuous percent growth rate and give a formula of ...

Calculus

Explain, using the theorems, why the function is continuous at every number in its domain. F(x)= 2x^2-x-3 / x^2 +9 A) F(x) is a polynomial, so it is continuous at every number in its domain. B) F(x) is a rational function, so it is continuous at every number in its domain. C) ...

MATH

(4 pts) The score on an exam from a certain MAT 112 class, X, is normally distributed with \mu = 77.6 and \sigma = 10.9. NOTE: Assume for the sake of this problem that the score is a continuous variable. A score can thus take on any value on the continuum. (In real life, ...

LA

How does Voltaire give examples in his book Candide that governments need to have both shepherds and butchers

statistics

an archer shoots arrows at the bull's eye of a target and measures the distance from the center of the target to the arrow. identify the random variable of interest, determine whether it is discrete or continuous, and list its possible values

336

Let x represent the number pfessages posted each month on a social netwroking website. Answer: Continuous Let x represent the length of time it takes to get to work. Answer discrete Am i correct???

data managment

1. can a network have exactly one vertex with an odd degree? Provide evidence to suport your answer. 2. explain why for any materix A, (At)t = A. You may use examples to illustrate your answer. this is grade 12 data managment help me out guys if u know how 1. No, intuitive. 2...

Calculus

Find all values of a, B so that the function f(x)=1 if x>3, f(x)=ax-10 if x<3, and f(x)=B otherwise is continuous everywhere. I think a is continuous everywhere since ax-10 is a polynomial, and b is continuous at x=3.

Math for teaching.

I need help finding examples of discrete models used in addition. Can you explain this to me or show me a cite that might help. Thanks

algebra

Kenny buys mixed nuts at a corner market for per pound. The cost is a function of the number of pounds of nuts bought. What is the graph of the function? Is the function continuous or discrete?

Anthropology

I am struggling with these question. I did the other seven. Someone please help me. I need some sleep. Are there universal features in human behavior that leads to conflict? Give examples. What are the formal and informal mechanisms of social control? Give examples. How has ...

Planning

Identify and describe a range of transferable education skills. Criteria #1: List 3 types of skills (Employability) and list examples of each type of skill and give examples of each specific skill. I understand it wants me to l ist 3 types of employability skills, but it says...

Algebra

Graph the function rule. Use labels. Explain why the graph is continuous or discrete. The amount of money made by selling bikes depends on the number n of bikes sold. So a = 150n. I need help with this question and better understanding it

math (urgent,please answer)

What are some examples of two sets of related data with 10-25 data points each?

math (Urgent, please answer)

What are some examples of two sets of related data with 10-25 data points each?

physic

can someone give me 5 examples for the conservation of the angular momentum , 5 for the conservation of the impulse , and 5 for the conservation of the mechanical energy , in sport , arts or in technique , or just give me a site to find these examples, but please xamples must ...

history

Both Johnson and Lincoln were criticized for "abuse of power." Give examples for each man. Is it hypocritical to praise one and damn the other?

history

Both Johnson and Lincoln were criticized for "abuse of power." Give examples for each man. Is it hypocritical to praise one and damn the other

math

Use a graph to determine whether the given function is continuous on its domain. HINT [See Example 1.] f(x) = x + 7 if x < 0 2x − 5 if x ≥ 0 1 continuous discontinuous If it is not continuous on its domain, list the points of discontinuity. (If there is no such ...

algebra

why does the inequality sign change when both sides are multiplied or divided by a negative number? give examples of translate sentences into inequation

social studies

Both Johnson and Lincoln were criticized for "abuse of power." Give examples for each man. Is it hypocritical to praise one and damn the other?

Discrete Math

Justifying your conclusions (you could also use examples in order to illustrate your results). What can you say about the sets A and B if we know that: 1. A ∪ B = A 2. A ∩ B = A Thanks for any helpful replies :)

Discrete Math

Why use mathematical induction to get the sum of a sequence? Also, if there are any websites you can recommend that will be a help too. However, I need an explanation rather than examples. Thank you for any helpful replies.

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