Elementary Statistics (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321836960
ISBN 13: 978-0-32183-696-0

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Statistics - 1-3 Types of Data - Basic Skills and Concepts: 17

Answer

Discrete

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Discrete data can be numerical or categorical. Each value in a discrete data set is distinct and can be counted. On the other hand, continuous data can be measured and can take an infinite amount of values within a given range. Since the number of people will always be a whole number value, the data is discrete.
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