# What are some examples of independent and dependent variables and control?

## What are some examples of independent and dependent variables and control?

Example: a car going down different surfaces. Independent variable: the surface of the slope rug, bubble wrap and wood. Dependent variable: the time it takes for the car to go down the slope. Controlled variable: the height of the slope, the car, the unit of time e.g. minutes and the length of the slope.

### What is your independent and dependent variable?

Variables are given a special name that only applies to experimental investigations. One is called the dependent variable and the other the independent variable. The independent variable is the variable the experimenter manipulates or changes, and is assumed to have a direct effect on the dependent variable.

#### What are examples of independent?

The definition of independent is someone or something that is free from the influence or control of another. An example of independent is someone who lives on their own and supports themself.

**What is the independent variable in an experiment example?**

It is a variable that stands alone and isn’t changed by the other variables you are trying to measure. For example, someone’s age might be an independent variable. Other factors (such as what they eat, how much they go to school, how much television they watch) aren’t going to change a person’s age.

**What is independent variable in Research example?**

The independent variable (IV) is the characteristic of a psychology experiment that is manipulated or changed by researchers, not by other variables in the experiment. For example, in an experiment looking at the effects of studying on test scores, studying would be the independent variable.

## How do you graph independent and dependent variables?

The independent variable belongs on the x-axis (horizontal line) of the graph and the dependent variable belongs on the y-axis (vertical line). The x and y axes cross at a point referred to as the origin, where the coordinates are (0,0).

### How do you identify an independent variable?

#### What is an example of a dependent?

Some examples of dependents include a child, stepchild, brother, sister, or parent. Individuals who qualify to be claimed as a dependent may be required to file a tax return if they meet the filing requirements.

**How do you remember independent and dependent variables?**

Many people have trouble remembering which is the independent variable and which is the dependent variable. An easy way to remember is to insert the names of the two variables you are using in this sentence in they way that makes the most sense.