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Independent versus dependent variables


On a math quiz, Tatiana earns 5 points for each question she answers correctly. She wrote this equation to find how many points she earns left parenthesis, p, right parenthesis based on how many questions she answers correctly left parenthesis, q, right parenthesis:
p, equals, 5, q
Identify the dependent and independent variables.
Dependent variable
Independent variable
Points earned left parenthesis, p, right parenthesis
Questions correct left parenthesis, q, right parenthesis