Types of Variable

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  • Created on: 19-03-14 11:39

Dependant Variable

The variable you measure to see how it is affected by the independant variable

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Independant Variable

The variable you chose to change to see how it affects the dependant variable. You may also measure it when you change it. 

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Confounding Variable

Any variables that could affect the dependant variable. They should be controlled to make it a fair test.

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Control Variables

Confounding variable that are kept constant during the experiment. If they cannot be kept constant they should be measured

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