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independent variable

noun

Definition of INDEPENDENT VARIABLE

:  a mathematical variable that is independent of the other variables in an expression or function and whose value determines one or more of the values of the other variables

First Known Use of INDEPENDENT VARIABLE

1816

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

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