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anonymous
 one year ago
Which of the following situations can be modeled by a continuous random variable? Choose ALL that apply.
The number of baskets made during a game.
The temperature in your city on August 1.
The height of a randomlyselected student.
The number of sunny days in May.
anonymous
 one year ago
Which of the following situations can be modeled by a continuous random variable? Choose ALL that apply. The number of baskets made during a game. The temperature in your city on August 1. The height of a randomlyselected student. The number of sunny days in May.

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unknownunknown
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So for a continuous function, we want is to that if you pick any two numbers (a) and (b), there is always a number inbetween them, no matter what you pick. Let's go through each of them. "The number of baskets made during a game." So the baskets might go from.. 2,3,4,5,6.. like that (from the natural numbers). Is there a quantity of baskets here between 2 and 3 for example?

unknownunknown
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Correct. So it can't be A. How about for B? If you pick any two temperatures, is it possible for another temperature to exist between them? Say between 32.3 degrees, and 32.4 degrees?

unknownunknown
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Great! (for example: 32.35 degrees would be between them). So B is an answer. What about C do you think?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes there could be number inbetween for c.

unknownunknown
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let's say.. one student is 5'3. And the next tallest student is 5'7. Is there any student inbetween those two two heights?

unknownunknown
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's right. Just to clarify for B: Even if we only measure 32.3 degrees, and 32.4 degrees. In order for the temperature to change from 32.3 to 32.4, it had to move through an infinite amount of very small numbers right? With the height, that isn't the case. If any function moves from one point to another via an infinite number of points, it is continuous.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So B is the only answer?

unknownunknown
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Exactly, well done.

rvc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well c.r.v = uncountable things (we cant easily find the exact no) example :Height of buildings in the city d.r.v. = countable things. Example: No of students in a class

rvc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Upinlamecity look that for more knowledge :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@rvc is the answer B. Because that's what I got before but I want to make sure?
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