Mathematics. a variable in a functional relation whose value is determined by the values assumed by other variables in the relation, as y in the relation y = 3 x^{2} .
The independent variable of one function is the dependent variable of the other.
Thus, it is neither normally distributed nor has a linear relationship to my dependent variable.
It is only a mathematically dependent variable.
This variable (gender) and many others enjoys covariate, not causal relations with the dependent variable.
In a correlation, it does not matter which is independent and which is the dependent variable.
We have two dependent variables: income and math skills.
Here, the independent variable is the length of the straw and the dependent variable is the distance traveled by the spitball.
Perhaps you would measure a different, but related dependent variable or evaluate a new independent variable.
Maternal employment status would seem to be an independent variable rather than a dependent variable.
The patient is the dependent variable in this equation.
British Dictionary definitions for dependent variable
dependent variable
noun
1.
a variable in a mathematical equation or statement whose value depends on that taken on by the independent variable: in "y = f(x)", "y'"is the dependent variable
2.
(psychol, statistics) the variable measured by the experimenter. It is controlled by the value of the independent variable, of which it is an index
(dĭ-pěn'dənt) In mathematics, a variable whose value is determined by the value of an independent variable. For example, in the formula for the area of a circle, A = πr^{2}, A is the dependent variable, as its value depends on the value of the radius (r). Compare independent variable.