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# Discrete Random Variable and Continuous Random Variable

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What is a discrete random variable and how does it differ from a continuous random variable? Give examples.

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This solution describes and compares a discrete random variable and a continuous random variable, which are also illustrated by examples.

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1. What is a discrete random variable and how does it differ from a continuous random variable? Give examples.

Discrete Random Variable

The outcome of an experiment need not be a number, for example, the outcome when a coin is tossed can be 'heads' or 'tails'. However, we often want to represent outcomes as numbers.

A random variable is a function that associates a unique numerical value with every outcome of an ...

##### Measures of Central Tendency

This quiz evaluates the students understanding of the measures of central tendency seen in statistics. This quiz is specifically designed to incorporate the measures of central tendency as they relate to psychological research.