Discrete or Continuous? Identify the following as discrete or continuous random variables: a. Total number of points scored in a football game b. Shel

Sinead Mcgee 2021-02-12 Answered
Discrete or Continuous? Identify the following as discrete or continuous random variables:
a. Total number of points scored in a football game
b. Shelf life of a particular drug
c. Height of the oceans
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Answered 2021-02-13 Author has 99 answers
(a)Given:
Total number of points scored in a football game.
Calculation:
The total number of points scored in a football game is a discrete random variable that can take value from (0,1,2......}
(b)Given:
Shelf life of a particular drug.
Calculation:
Shelf life of a drugis a continuous random variable that can positive real number as value.
(c)Given:
Height of the Oceans
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