Variables (for ISA Coursework)

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What is an independent variable?
The variable that is changed in the experiment
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What is a control variable?
The variable(s) that is controlled in a scientific experiment
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What is a dependent variable
The one variable you decide to measure
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Define a categoric variable
A variable that can be described by a label, a word
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Define a continuous variable
A variable that can be measured and can therefore have any value
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State a reason why it is ideal to do a preliminary beforehand
Preliminary investigations can help you decide how to control and measure your controlled variables
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What is a control variable?

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The variable(s) that is controlled in a scientific experiment

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What is a dependent variable

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Define a categoric variable

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Define a continuous variable

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