# Is the fuel efficiency (in miles per gallon) of an automobile a discrete or continuous variable?

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May 17, 2015

**Continuous**

an easy way to check if your data is discrete of continuous is to ask yourself, will my result be a

But now, if you had to restrict your data, and round off all your data to the nearest mile, you would have a **discrete** data set, as you would have a countably finite data set and you would be able to tally up how many cars done