# Science

in an experiment of rolling a car and measuring on how far it went and how much time it took it to reach the far. which is the dependent variable and which is the independent variable?

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1. rolling a car??

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2. i think rolling the car is the dependent variable

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3. Why on earth would you want to experiment with rolling a car? Or is this a toy car?

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4. a toy car

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5. ?

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6. either
call roll distance d
call time t
distance x (dependent) is a function of time t (independent)
x = f (t)

HOWEVER
you could say the inverse , time is a function of distance
t = g(x) but it is less likely that you would do it that way (like determining how long the experiment has been going by how far the ball rolled)

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posted by Damon

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