The definition of an independent variable is a factor that does not change in value based on other factors.noun
An example of an independent variable is a temperature that stays constant during a science experiment.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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- Mathematics A variable whose value determines the value of other variables.
- Statistics A manipulated variable in an experiment or study whose presence or degree determines the change in the dependent variable.
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