# Variables And Graphing Question Preview (ID: 15617)

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Identify The Independent And Dependent Variables For An Experiment.
Identify Which Type Of Graph To Use.[print questions]

**You want to test which soccer ball is easiest to juggle with your feet. You test a size 3, 4, and 5 ball. You count the seconds the ball stays in the air for each of the trials. You can juggle the ball with your feet, knees and head. What is the DV?**

a) The dependent variable (DV) is the parts of the body used to juggle

b) The dependent variable (DV) is the size of the soccer ball.

c) The dependent variable (DV) is the time the ball is in the air and being juggled.

d)

**You want to test which soccer ball is easiest to juggle with your feet. You test a size 3, 4, and 5 ball. You count the seconds the ball stays in the air for each of the trials. You can juggle the ball with your feet, knees and head. What is the IV?**

a) The independent variable (IV) is the parts of the body used to juggle.

b) The independent variable (IV) is the size of the soccer ball.

c) The independent variable (IV) is the time the ball is in the air and being juggled.

d)

**1 tank of gold fish is fed a normal amount of food once per day. A 2nd tank is fed 2 times per day, and a 3rd tank four times per day during a 6 week study. The fish's weight is recorded daily. What is the dependent variable?**

a) Fish tank

b) number of times fish are fed

c) fish's weight

d)

**3 redwood trees are kept at different humidity levels inside a greenhouse for 12 weeks. Height of trees is measured every week. What is the dependent variable?**

a) 12 redwood trees

b) humidity levels

c) tree height

d)

**1 tank of gold fish is fed a normal amount of food once per day. A 2nd tank is fed 2 times per day, and a 3rd tank four times per day during a 6 week study. The fish's weight is recorded daily. What is the independent variable?**

a) Fish tank

b) number of times fish are fed

c) fish's weight

d)

**You water 3 sunflower plants with different amounts of salt water solution. After 2 weeks the height of each plant is measured. What is the dependent variable?**

a) 3 sunflower plants

b) salt water solutions

c) plant height

d)

**3 redwood trees are kept at different humidity levels inside a greenhouse for 12 weeks. Height of trees is measured every week. What is the independent variable?**

a) 12 redwood trees

b) humidity levels

c) tree height

d)

**You water 3 sunflower plants with different amounts of salt water solution. After 2 weeks the height of each plant is measured. What is the independent variable?**

a) 3 sunflower plants

b) salt water solutions

c) plant height

d)

**On which axis is the dependent variable placed?**

a) x

b) y

c) both

d)

**On which axis is the independent variable placed?**

a) x

b) y

c) both

d)

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