0

# Is a variable used to represent a quantity whose value may change or vary?

Updated: 4/28/2022

Wiki User

12y ago

Yes. Although it can also be used for constants whose value is not yet known.

Wiki User

12y ago

Earn +20 pts
Q: Is a variable used to represent a quantity whose value may change or vary?
Submit
Still have questions?
Related questions

### What is done to a variable to represent a unknown quality?

Nothing specifically is "done" to the variable; variables are generally used to represent either:* A quantity that is initially unknown (and should be solved for), or * A quantity that can be anything - to analyze what happens no matter what a certain value is.

A variable

### What is the difference between constants and variables?

A variable is a quantity which changes its value through out the program or its lifetime. But a constant is a quantity which does not change its value through out its life time. There are 5 basic constants.

### Is a value a number that represents a quantity or an amount?

Yes, a value can represent a quantity or amount.

It is variable

It is variable

### What does varbile mean in math term?

If you mean a variable then it is an unknown quantity that can represent many values until its specific value is determined usually by solving an equation.

### What quantity do units represent in a value?

they show the magnitude

a variable

### How does a change in the value of an input variable affect the value of an output variable?

The change in the input value is equalto the change in the output value.

### What is a dependent quantity?

the output of a function; a variable whose value depends on the value of the input.

### What is depended quantity?

the output of a function; a variable whose value depends on the value of the input.