Discrete

Pronunciation: /dɪˈskrit/ Explain

A two variable cartesian graph showing discrete points whose x-y coordinates are discreet integer.
The set of integers is discrete.

A set is discrete if all the members of the set are isolated.[1] The opposite of discrete is continuous. The set of integer is discrete. The set of real numbers is continuous. Data is discrete if it can take on discrete values such as age.

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McAdams, David E. Discrete. 7/4/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/d/discrete.html.

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7/4/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)
12/10/2008: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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