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Answered 2011-09-13 04:06:57

An independent variable is the variable that was changed. The dependant is what was measured.

Eg. If you filled 3 cups of water - one with 1/4 of a cup, one with half a cup and one with 3/4 of a cup. Then you grab a spoon to find the highest note, then the amount of water is the independent variable and the sound is the dependant.

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