Here's how to tell when a data type is continous or discrete, and what kinds of situations you'd use each data type in. This is more fun than a barrel of monkeys -- which, by the way, would be an example of discrete data.
Continuous or Discrete? - YouTube is a free educational video by Mathceratops.It helps students in grades 9,10,11,12 practice the following standards HSN.Q.A.2.
1. HSN.Q.A.2 : Define appropriate quantities for the purpose of descriptive modeling.