Hi, I am new to data science so I want to know the difference between Discrete and Continuous Variable in Numerical data.

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Roshan

Hi, I am new to data science so I want to know the difference between Discrete and Continuous Variable in Numerical data.

Thanks

Roshan

hello. think of a discrete variable as one which can only be a single value from a numerical series of values for example the series of integers; it cannot take a value in between 2 integers. A continuous variable is measured on a continuous scale for example temperature or time where you might find the variable at any place along the series depending on the precision of your measurement.

Discrete values are from countings, example: cows, trees, houses, cars, people and so on.

Continue values are from metrics measures, example: temperature, distance, weight, height and so on.