Definitions for independent variable
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a variable in a functional relation whose value determines the value or values of other variables, as x in the relation y= 3x2.
Origin of independent variable:
independent variable, experimental variable(noun)
(statistics) a variable whose values are independent of changes in the values of other variables
In an equation, any variable whose value is not dependent on any other in the equation.
The variable that is changed in a series of experiments.
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