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Control variable definitions


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a statement about the relationship between the independent
and dependent variable that is based off of limited evidence for further experimentation
Independent Variable
the variable that is purposely changed for the outcome of the
Dependent Variable
the dependent variable is what you measure in the experiment
and what is changed by the independent variable
Control Group
The constant in the experiment, which is not affected by the independent Variable
Experimental Group
group where the experimental procedure are performed. The independent Variable is tested on the group.
Control Variables
parts of the experiment that must be kept identical between groups
Positive Control
Set up to show what a successful outcome would be
Negative Control
Set up so a negative result is exemplified