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    Compare and Contrast Discrete and Continuous Data

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    What are some differences between discrete and continuous data? Is the measurement of money continuous or discrete? Explain. Can discrete data be analyzed using a normal distribution? Why or why not?

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    The main difference is that discrete data is finite and there is a space between each of two variables on a number line. The number of shots one receives between ages 2 and 3 is either 1,2,3,or 4 in standard shot regimes. However, continuous data is everything else. Men can be any of various heights, ...

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    This solution compares and contrasts discrete and continuous data.