# Chapter 8 - Section 8.2 - Graphing Linear Equations - Exercises: 40

v is the dependent variable; i is the independent variable

#### Work Step by Step

Given that $v=2i^2-3i+10$ v is the dependent variable and i is the independent variable. With this type of equation you are being asked to solve for v based on varying values of i. Because the value substituted for i can be changed arbitrarily, i is called the independent variable. Because the value that is computed for v changes based on the value of i, v is called the dependent variable.

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