What are Variables?

What are Variables?

In statistics, a variable has two defining characteristics: A variable is an attribute that describes a place, idea or thing The value of the variable can “vary” from one entity to another For example, a person’s height is a potential variable, which could have the value of “tall” for one person and “short” for another. Qualitative vs. Quantitative Variables Variables can be classified as Qualitative (categorical) or Quantitative (numerical): Categorical: Categorical variables take on values that […]