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Explanatory and Response Variables

Author: Ryan Backman

This lesson will explain explanatory and response variables.

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Terms to Know
Explanatory Variable

The variable whose increase or decrease we believe helps explain a tendency to increase or decrease in some other variable.

Response Variable

The variable that tends to increase or decrease due to an increase or decrease in the explanatory variable.