Continuous random variable


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Continuous random variable

A random value that can take any fractional value within specified ranges, as contrasted with a discrete variable.

Continuous Random Variable

A random variable that may take any value within a given range. That is, unlike a discrete variable, a continuous random variable is not necessarily an integer.
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