A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
anonymous
 3 years ago
What is the independent variable in a scientific experiment?
anonymous
 3 years ago
What is the independent variable in a scientific experiment?

This Question is Closed

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's the variable that causes the dependent variable to change. Let me give you an example situation.... If I study for a long time.... then I get better grades on my tests. But if I don't study for very long, I get bad grades on my tests. There are two variables in this situation. The INDEPENDENT variable is TIME. The DEPENDENT variable is my GRADES. TIME is the Independent variable, because it affects my grades. It causes them to change, depending on how much time I study. My GRADES are the Dependent variable, because they change, depending on how much time I study. The amount of TIME that I study....affects what GRADES I get on my test. That's why TIME is Independent, and GRADES are Dependent.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you have anymore questions like this, try asking in one of the science sections.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is your name really Carlyle? I like it.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Your explanation was Awesome, you are a true value to this site. Yes, that is my name.
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.