Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.5 - Introduction to Relations and Functions - 2.5 Exercises: 5

Answer

Consider the function $d=50t,$ where $d$ represents distance and $t$ represents time. The value of $d$ depends on the value of $t,$ so the variable $t$ is the $\underline{\text{ dependent variable }},$ and the variable $d$ is the $\underline{\text{ independent variable }}.$

Work Step by Step

Use the definitions of dependent and independent variables.
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