What Is a Dependent Variable? - Definition & Explanation


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The dependent variable:

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1. Which statement below demonstrates proper use of the variable of 'student grades' as being the dependent variable?

2. Which statement below demonstrates proper use of the variable 'educational level' as being the dependent variable?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help gauge your understanding of dependent variables. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include variables used in scientific research and the purposes of dependent variables.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet/quiz combo to assess your knowledge of:

  • Educational level
  • Independent variables
  • Dependent variables

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz can help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding dependent variables
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about scientific variables in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about dependent and independent variables

Additional Learning

To learn more about scientific variables, review the corresponding lesson on What is a Dependent Variable? - Definition & Explanation. This lesson will help you:

  • Differentiate dependent variables and independent variables
  • Review steps used in the Scientific Method
  • Learn how dependent and independent variables are connected with each other