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Middle/High School Algebra, Geometry, and Statistics (AGS)
9.4 Types of Variates - Discrete

Variates can be of two types
Discrete variate
A variable is said to be discrete if it takes distinct and isolated values. For eg: i)number of telephone calls received in an office. ii)Number of children in a family.

Classification of discrete data

The data below shows the number of accidents which occurred on each day over a period of 50 days, on a certain highway.
311021 1262

The frequency table for discrete variates is as follows.

Directions: On the basis of the given information answer the following questions. Also write at least one example of your own.
Q 1: The number of days on which 2 accidents occured is
none of these

Q 2: The maximum number of accidents occured on a particular day is

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