Is the data categorical or numerical?

algabre y78y

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11704I think this is numeric continuous, because the weight might change every time
Am I correct, thanks.
 

Dr.Peterson

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It's not about whether the number can change. (That would be "variable".)

Rather, it's about whether values are numbers (they are, so it's numerical rather than categorical); and then how they differ: whether the numbers differ by jumps. like integers (which differ by at least 1 from one another), or can vary smoothly, like real numbers (which can differ by very small amounts).

So, is it discrete or continuous, based on this thinking?
 
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