# Discrete & Continuous Data: Definition & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet

Instructions:

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### Madison and Charlotte are having a competition, seeing how long they can each hold a note on their flutes. Meanwhile, Charlotte wants to know how many notes Madison can produce accurately on her flute. Are these pieces of data discrete or continuous?

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### 2. Madison is trying out for the track team. There are 26 people trying out for the team. There are 4 people wanting to run distance, 6 people wanting to pole vault, 8 people wanting to sprint, and 2 people that want to throw shot put. Madison can run a half mile in 6 minutes and she finished 6th in the 100 meter dash. Which of these pieces of data is discrete and which is continuous?

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This quiz will help you see how well you understand discrete and continuous data through the use of word problems. You'll also be tested on how well you know the definitions of certain types of data.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will need to demonstrate an understanding of the following types of data:

• Quantitative
• Discrete
• Continuous

## Skills Practiced

Working through the questions on this quiz also encourages you to practice these abilities:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on discrete and continuous data
• Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding pieces of data and correctly interpret whether they are discrete or continuous
• Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main types of data, such as quantitative, discrete and continuous