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Mathematical objects which are discrete can only take specific and separate values as opposed to those objects which are continuous which can take a range of values.

* Shoe size is a discrete variable whereas foot length is a continuous variable.

* Human age is a discrete variable (*) whereas Time live is a continuous variable.

* Human age is a discrete variable (*) whereas Time lived is a continuous variable.

Some topics are grouped together in the area of study called Discrete Mathematics.

(*) Some small children will try to treat age as continuous variable - responding "Five and three-quarters etc."

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* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discrete_mathematics