# Continuous Variable

A Continuous Variable is a numeric variable whose range is a countable set.

**Context:**- It can range from being a Constant Continuous Variable to being a Dynamic Continuous Variable.
- It can range from being an Integer Continuous Variable to being a Rational Continuous Variable.
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**Example(s):**- a variable for a Continuous-Output Function.
- a Scala Double Variable.
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**Counter-Example(s):**- a Boolean Variable.
- an Ordinal Variable.
- a Categorical Variable, such as a Categorical Random Variable.

**See:**Continuous Predictor Function, Categorical Attribute, Continuous Function.

## References

### 2006

- http://www.maassmedia.com/blog/three-statistical-concepts-all-marketing-professionals-should-know-and-use/
- QUOTE: In the image below, three different distributions are presented: symmetric, right-skewed, and left-skewed. A symmetric distribution has the same mean and median. A right skewed distribution has a greater volume of data toward the left (skewed right refers to the direction of the tail), so the mean is greater than the median. The opposite is true of a left skewed distribution. …

- QUOTE: In the image below, three different distributions are presented: symmetric, right-skewed, and left-skewed. A symmetric distribution has the same mean and median. A right skewed distribution has a greater volume of data toward the left (skewed right refers to the direction of the tail), so the mean is greater than the median. The opposite is true of a left skewed distribution. …