What Is the Difference between Discrete and Continuous Data?

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Discrete data is a set of data whose values or observations are distinct and separate i.e. they can be counted. Continuous data on the other hand is a set of data whose values or observations may take on any value within a finite or infinite interval. You can count, order and measure continuous data.
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