Independent Variable

Independent Variable is a factor or phenomenon that causes or influences another associated factor or phenomenon known as dependent variable.

For Example : Income is an Independent Variable because it causes and influences another variable Consumption.

In a mathematical equation or model,  the independent variable is the variable whose value is given.

In an experiment, it is the controlled condition whose effect on the behavior of a dependent variable is studied.

Independent Variable is also known as Controlled Variable, explanatory variable or predictor variable.

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