Talk:Dependent and independent variables

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Please see in the copied section of the article where a citation needed. Here one could use Royse, D. (2011). Research methods in social work, sixth edition. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole/Cengage. ISBN 0840032277; page 109 to support the statement. wanker

Controlled variables are also important to identify in experiments. They are the variables that are kept constant to prevent their influence on the effect of the independent variable on the dependent. Every experiment has a controlling variable, and it is necessary to not change it, or the results of the experiment won't be valid.[citation needed] --moved from top-- contrib by 75.176.33.101 on 20:42, 22 July 2010

Semi-protected edit request on 15 April 2015[edit]

A independent variable is wrong. should be an independent 24.112.75.202 (talk) 14:37, 15 April 2015 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done, thanks! --ElHef (Meep?) 14:43, 15 April 2015 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 3 July 2015[edit]

Please change all instances of "modelling" to "modeling" (it should be one L) as it is misspelled. [1] Mouse1999 (talk) 04:11, 3 July 2015 (UTC)

Red information icon with gradient background.svg Not done: It isn't misspelled; it's the British spelling of the word. See Grammarist, Oxford Dictionaries. In accordance with our relevant Manual of Style guideline, we should keep these national varieties of English consistent, and they shouldn't be changed without a compelling reason and/or a consensus to do so. For more information please read Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Spelling. Thank you. Mz7 (talk) 06:56, 3 July 2015 (UTC)