Continuous, Discrete & Categorical Variables: Definition and Examples

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In any study, variables can be defined as:

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1. The weight of a subject would best be described as what type of variable?

2. If you are collecting data on how many teddy bears are in certain toy stores, the number of teddy bears would best be described as what type of variable?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Examine variables with this quiz and worksheet combo. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of what variables are and the different types of variables studies use.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Definition of variables
  • Continuous variables
  • Discrete variables
  • Identify examples of variables

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related variables lesson
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding variables and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding variables

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to variables, read through the brief lesson called Continuous, Discrete & Categorical Variables: Definition and Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Explain how variables are measured
  • Distinguish differences between continuous, discrete, and categorical variables that are used in a study
  • Understand non-numeric variables
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