Lesson: Dependent and Independent Variables Mathematics • Middle School • Grade 6 • Holt McDougal Larson Algebra 1 • 1st Edition • Glencoe • Algebra 1Mathematics
In this lesson, we will learn how to determine the dependent and independent variables and solve word problems.
Sample Question Videos
Identify the dependent variable in the following situation: Ethan spent dollars on pens.
Identify the independent variable in the following situation: A garden hose runs for hours and produces gallons of water.
Consider these related quantities: a call duration and its cost.
Which quantity is the independent variable?
Which quantity is the dependent variable?