close
    what is the definition of dependent variable

    0  Views: 471 Answers: 1 Posted: 5 years ago

    1 Answer

    Definition:
    The dependent variable is the variable that is being measured in an experiment. For example, in a study on the effects of tutoring on test scores, the dependent variable would be the participants test scores.


    In a psychology experiment, researchers are looking at how changes in the independent variable cause changes in the dependent variable.



    Top contributors in Homework Help category

     
    ROMOS
    Answers: 293 / Questions: 0
    Karma: 15165
     
    country bumpkin
    Answers: 162 / Questions: 0
    Karma: 10215
     
    Benthere
    Answers: 20 / Questions: 0
    Karma: 8565
     
    Colleen
    Answers: 354 / Questions: 0
    Karma: 7205
    > Top contributors chart
    441808
    questions
    709949
    answers
    512864
    users