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anonymous
 4 years ago
The following are examples of different types of variables. Which are discrete variables? Check all that apply.
A. Number of votes for a candidate
B. Telephone number
C. Temperature of a hot pizza
D. Speed of a race car
E. Weight of an elephant
anonymous
 4 years ago
The following are examples of different types of variables. Which are discrete variables? Check all that apply. A. Number of votes for a candidate B. Telephone number C. Temperature of a hot pizza D. Speed of a race car E. Weight of an elephant

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Number of votes for a candidate Telephone number

mathmate
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Discrete variables go in steps, and nothing in between. For example, the number of people in a household is a discrete variable, because there cannot be 3.3 people in the house.

Zarkon
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0discrete variables have possible outcomes that are countable

Hero
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Put pi in front of everything to figure this out Can you have: pi # of votes? No pi as a telephone number or digit? No pi temperature? Yes pi Speed? Yes pi Weight? Yes If something is continuous, it is not discrete. Discrete values are not continuous.

Hero
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Well, maybe decimals would be a better thing to use than pi

Hero
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Can you express # of votes as a decimal? No Telephone number as a decimal? No Temperature as a decimal? Yes Speed as a decimal? Yes Weight as a decimal? Yes If it can be expressed as a decimal, then it is not discrete. If it can't be expressed as a decimal, then it is discrete. You can use that as a general guideline. It may not apply to every and all situations.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah like what Hero said..lol

Zarkon
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"It may not apply to every and all situations. " it doesn't discrete just means countable possible outcomes. it is possible for a variable to have outcomes that are rational numbers...this would be a discrete variable (even though you have decimals)

Hero
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4I see what you mean. The ultimate question to ask is, "Is whatever you are measuring countable?". If yes, it is discrete, if not, then it is not discrete.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so whats the answer?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0telephone number & number of votes for a candidate
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