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

Statistics  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.

Statistics  Jen, Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 7:03pm
I. dependent variable
II. independent variable
III. independent variable
IV. dependent variable
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