Select the correct answer. what is the variable being tested in an experiment? a. response variable b. placebo c. control variable d. explanatory variable


  1. Based on experiments, the variable that is being tested in an experiment is the a. Response variable.

    What is the response variable?

    The response variable is also called the dependent variable and it is the variable that a researcher tests when they are experimenting.
    The way the dependent variable is tested is by looking for any changes in it based on changes to the independent variable or the explanatory variable.
    Any changes would then be recorded and a conclusion can then be made on the response variable.
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