Independent Variable

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Definition: Independent Variable


Quick Summary of Independent Variable


An independent variable is the item, event, fact, etc., that, when evaluating a particular outcome, is the piece of information that, when changed, also appears to change the outcome.




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Definition Sources


Definitions for Independent Variable are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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