independent variable definition

  • noun:
    • Mathematics A variable whose worth determines the worthiness of various other variables.
    • Statistics A manipulated variable in an experiment or study whose presence or degree determines the alteration within the dependent variable.
    • In an equation, any variable whose worth is not dependent on any kind of when you look at the equation.
    • The variable which altered or manipulated in a number of experiments.
    • that one of two or more variables, associated with one another at all whatever, to which changes are meant to be given at might. There could be several separate variables in an equation or problem. Cf. Dependent variable, under Dependent.
    • (data) a variable whoever values tend to be independent of changes in the values of various other variables
  • adjective:
    • See Dependent adjustable, under Dependent.

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