At a conference, Julie is handing out candy to people who visit her booth. The number of visitors determines the total amount of candy she hands out.

c = the total amount of candy Julie hands out

v = the number of visitors to Julie’s booth

Which of the variables is independent and which is dependent?

independent variableis v and c is dependent variable. Morevisitorsmeans more candy to hand out.## What is a dependent variable?

independent variable.Its value is unaffected by the other variables in your study. The effect is the dependent variable. Its value is affected by changes in the independentvariable.statisticalmodeling, and experimental sciences, dependent and independent variables are variables.Dependent variablesare so named because their values are studied in an experiment under the assumption or demand that they are dependent, by some law or rule, on the values of other variables.variableson: