Continuous variable
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Definition
Continuous variable

Examples
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.
Web Resources

Acknowledgements
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.