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**Dependent Variable** - A dependent variable is dependent variable is one that is observed in regards to a change in one or more independent variables. For example, a response rate could be the dependent variable and age and income could be independent variables.

*Source: NextMark, 06 August 2009 10:33:05, https://www.nextmark.com/resources/glossary-of-terms/ ?glossaryTermId=a0800000000F0lxAAC *

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**Dependent Variable** - A variable that can change a desired output.

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*Source: iSixSigma, 15 January 2011 07:58:13, https: web.archive.org/web/20111109014246/http:www.isixsigma.com/index.php?option=com_glossary *

**dependent variable **- [statistics] The variable representing the process being predicted or modeled, such as crime, foreclosure, or rainfall. The dependent variable is a function of the independent variables. Regression can be used to predict the dependent variable, using known (observed) values to build (calibrate) the regression model. In the regression equation, the dependent variable appears on the left side of the equal sign.

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*Source: esri, 24 March 2012 09:19:37, http://support.esri.com/en/knowledgebase/GISDictionary/term/abbreviation *

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