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High School Mathematics14.4 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.
 3 1 1 0 2 1 1 2 6 2 3 4 4 6 2 6 1 1 3 2 2 4 2 0 3 3 4 2 5 3 2 5 1 6 3 1 1 1 5 6 2 5 5 2 3 2 2 2 2 3

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 minimum accidents took place is1032 Q 2: The number of days on which four accidents a day took place is...4015 Q 3: Out of 50, on maximum days the number of accidents that took place is...121015 Q 4: The maximum number of accidents occured on a particular day is 155610 Question 5: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 6: This question is available to subscribers only!