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#### There are many terms that you should be familiar with in regards to variables. Many of the different types of variables are briefly discussed below!

**1. Discrete Variables 🔢**

- Data points with a fixed number of outcomes.
- Example: there are only so many shoe sizes that are manufactured in the world.

**2. Continuous Variables ∞**

- Continue forever and have unlimited outcomes.
- Example: The length of a snake or the height of a tree are both examples of continuous variables because there is practically an infinite number of outcomes that could be reached.

**3. Explanatory Variables** 📈

- Goes on the x-axis.
- Is a synonym for independent variable.
- This is the variable you change in an experiment to get altered results.

**4. Response Variables** 📉

- Goes on the y-axis.
- Is a synonym for dependent variable.
- This is the variable that changes as a result of the explanatory variable.