Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 1, The Science of Biology - Assessment - Analyzing Data - Page 30: 35



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The size of the containers is the independent variable because it is the variable that is manipulated or controlled in order to see its effect on the dependent variable. In this experiment, the dependent variable would be the number of flies.
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