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    Continuous or Discrete?




    Hi, I have a variable called VWORKER, it stands for the the number of volunteer workers at a local office, which should never exceed 10, I am wondering is this a continuous or discrete variable.

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    Re: Continuous or Discrete?

    This should be discrete.

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    Re: Continuous or Discrete?

    Fits both components of the definition of discrete:

    - Finite </= 10

    - Cannot have 1.367 persons, only integers
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    Re: Continuous or Discrete?


    Quote Originally Posted by hlsmith
    - Cannot have 1.367 persons, only integers
    Unless a human ripping robot is involved.
    "If you torture the data long enough it will eventually confess."
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