Lesson: Dependent and Independent Variables Mathematics • 6th Grade
In this lesson, we will learn how to determine the dependent and independent variables and solve word problems.
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?