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Maths
Summary
There are two different kinds of data: discrete and continuous. Different diagrams are used depending on the data type.
| DEFINITION | EXAMPLE |
Discrete | Whole number data that is counted, not measured | The number of books on each shelf in a library |
Continuous | Measurable data that could take any value | The height of students in class |
Deciding the type of numerical data you have allows you to decide which chart, graph or diagram to use.
FAQs
Question: What is an example of continuous data?
Answer: The heights of students in a class.
Question: What is an example of discrete data?
Answer: The number of books on each shelf in a library
Question: What is continuous data?
Answer: Measurable data that could take any value
Question: What is discrete data?
Answer: Discrete data is whole number data that is counted, not measured.
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