Ontario 09 Applied (MFM1P)

Dependent and independent variables

Consider the following variables:

- Number of ice cream cones sold
- Temperature (°C)

a

Which of the following statements makes sense?

The temperature affects the number of ice cream cones sold.

A

The number of ice cream cones sold affects the temperature.

B

The temperature affects the number of ice cream cones sold.

A

The number of ice cream cones sold affects the temperature.

B

b

Which is the dependent variable and which is the independent variable?

The independent variable is the temperature and the dependent variable is the number of ice cream cones sold.

A

The independent variable is the number of ice cream cones sold and the dependent variable is temperature.

B

The independent variable is the temperature and the dependent variable is the number of ice cream cones sold.

A

The independent variable is the number of ice cream cones sold and the dependent variable is temperature.

B

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