Suggested answer to exercise: Arm circumference of students, 1

Question 1: What kind of variable is arm circumference?

Suggested answer

Arm circumference is quantitative, because it has a numerical value.

Arm circumference is also continuous, because any arm circumference within the range could have been recorded, limited only by the accuracy to which the scale could be read.

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