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the dependent variable cant change the independent varible, but the independent variable can change the dependent varible. (eg: Bob wants to see if the new Baseball pitching machine throws better fastballs then his friend. The baseball pitching machine(independent) could change a fastball(dependent), but a fastball(dependent) cant change the baseball pitching machine(independent).

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The dependent variable depends on the independent variable for its values as for example in the straight line equation: y = 2x+1 It is y that is the dependent variable and x the independent variable.

dependent variable always go on y.axis on the graph.

independent variable

A random variable.

a independent variable is a variable changed in a science experiment,and a dependent variable is the result according to the cause of the change in the independent variable.

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It is a project where the dependent variable can be measured.

It is what the scientist measures

If you are not doing an experiment, there is no variable.

Dependent variable would be : too many jellyfish. Independent variable would be tentacles probably.

It is the variable that you change directly. It is the variable that you alter so that you can see what change it has over the dependent variable.

the independet variable would be the type of fruits used and the dependent variable would be the electricity they generate.

The dependent variable is the object(s) being tested in the experiment. So if you were to pop a balloon, then the BALLOON would be the dependent variable. Why? Because it is the object being tested. Hope this helped. -6th grader.

I'm doing a science project on if fingerprint patterns are inherited? what is the control, independent variable and dependent variable? An ''independent variable is a ''variable which is presumed to affect or determine a dependent ''variable. independent variable is typically the variable being manipulated or changed and the dependent variable is the observed result of the independent variable being manipulated.'''''' Example; In price and sales relationship one can manipulate price to check its effect on sales, so sale is dependent and price is independent variable.

The salt concentration.

What is changed, either by you or the different results. The mother-category of the IV and DV. (independent VARIABLE, and dependent VARIABLE) :)

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