The definition of a dependent variable is an unfixed quantity whose value is determined by the value of an independent variable.noun
An example of a dependent variable is n in the math equation n = 6b.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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- Mathematics A mathematical variable whose value is determined by the value assumed by an independent variable.
- Statistics The observed variable in an experiment or study whose changes are determined by the presence or degree of one or more independent variables.
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