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Independent variable
by 趙永祥 2015-08-16 14:35:03, Reply(0), Views(666)


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TERM OF THE DAYAUGUST 12, 2015
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factor or phenomenon that causes or influences another associated factor or phenomenon called adependent variable.

For example, income is an independent variable because it causes and influences another variableconsumption. In a mathematical equation or model, the independent variable is the variable whose value is given. In an experiment, it is the controlled condition (that is allowed

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USAGE EXAMPLE
Working in a garden, the amount of compost used in an area is a controlled or independent variable, and the resulting plant growth is an outcome or dependent variable.
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