dependent variable

dependent variable
(statistics) a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value depends on the independent variable

if f(x)=y, y is the dependent variable

Topics: ↑statistics
Hypernyms: ↑variable, ↑variable quantity

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deˌpendent ˈvariable 7 [dependent variable] noun (mathematics)
a ↑variable whose value depends on another ↑variable

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