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DISCRETE VARIABLE

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Definition:
A variable that takes only a finite number of real values. (e.g., 1, 3, 5 and 1,000).

Source Publication:
Statistics Canada, Educational Resources, Glossary of Statistical Terms + stattrek.com.

Hyperlink:
http://stattrek.com/statistics/dictionary.aspx?definition=discrete_variable

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Tuesday, August 13, 2002

Last updated on Thursday, June 13, 2013