Unformatted text preview: actor that is measured or observed is called the dependent variable. Example of Controls & Variables Variables For example, suppose you want to figure out the fastest route to walk from the Animal Sciences Building to Matherly Hall. You will try several different routes and time how long it takes you. Since you are only interested in finding a route that is fastest for you, you will do the walking yourself. What are the Variables in Your Experiment? Your
Varying the route is the Varying independent variable independent The time it takes is the The dependent variable dependent Keeping the same walker Keeping throu...
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