# Is time discrete or continuous? Why?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 4, 2018

continuous

#### Explanation:

Generally discrete data is whole number answers. Like how many trees or desks or people. Also things like shoe sizes are discrete. But weight, height and time are examples of continuous data.

One method of deciding if you take two times like 9 seconds and 10 seconds, can you have a time in between these two? Yes Usain Bolt's world record time 9.58 seconds

If you take 9 desks and 10 desks , can you have a number of desks in between? No