Posted by **Jen** on Monday, October 17, 2011 at 1:29am.

In each of the four examples listed below, one of the given variables is independent (x) and one of the given variables is dependent (y). Indicate in each case which variable is independent and which variable is dependent.

I. Rainfall; Crop yield

II. Taxi fare; Length of ride

III. Alcohol consumption; Blood alcohol level

IV. Average annual snowfall; Geographic location

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**PsyDAG**, Monday, October 17, 2011 at 2:36pm
An **independent variable** is the potential stimulus or cause, usually directly manipulated by the experimenter, so it could also be called a manipulative variable.

A **dependent variable** is the response or measure of results.

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**Jen**, Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 7:03pm
I. dependent variable

II. independent variable

III. independent variable

IV. dependent variable

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