Worksheet: Dependent and Independent Variables

In this worksheet, we will practice how to determine the dependent and independent variables and solve word problems.


Identify the dependent variable in the following situation: Sherif spent dollars on pens.

  • Athe number of dollars,
  • Bthe number of pens,


Identify the independent variable in the following situation: A garden hose runs for hours and produces 𝑔 gallons of water.

  • Athe number of hours,
  • Bthe gallons of water, 𝑔

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