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The following are examples of continuous variables:
- Weight of a fire fighter
- Length of a yawn in minutes
- Distance a paper airplane flies
- Average daily temperature
Note that a rounded measure of a continuous variable is technically no longer continuous, but may be treated as continuous for practical purposes.
Portions of this entry were adapted from
- Continuous Variables at Online Statistics Education: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study. Project Leader: David M. Lane, Rice University. Retrieved 27 January 2012.