experimental variable

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Noun1.experimental variable - (statistics) a variable whose values are independent of changes in the values of other variables
variable quantity, variable - a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
factor - an independent variable in statistics
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
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Humidity as an experimental variable in thermal, microscopy and rheological experiments is well known and an important parameter to control or measure.
A case-based approach improves science students' experimental variable identification skills.
We first regress idiosyncratic volatility on the control variable, Ln(FirmAge), and then on the control variable plus one experimental variable at a time.
This unique, handy compilation of terms used by researchers in studying consciousness as an experimental variable ranges from "abnormal fusion" (cross-referenced to "binocular rivalry") to the Zollner effect.
In the case of Person x Situation interactions, one should report the correlations of the person variable and the dependent measure separately for the levels of the experimental variable (e.
Two writing samples were used as the experimental variable.
When the experimental variable -- fertilizer tax -- is introduced to the model, resources such as labor and capital from the food and feed grain sectors move to the livestock and oilseed sectors.
This study employed a control-group factorial design, with the presence or absence of the intervention as the experimental variable (condition) and with content (social studies or science), classroom type (heterogeneous or homogeneous) and student type (mainstreamed or nonmainstreamed) as moderator variables.
The initial velocity of the reaction is the best indicator of the effect of an experimental variable.
Using statistical analysis to compare groups, it is possible to quickly pinpoint biochemical perturbations related to the experiment--be it a drug, a disease state, a dietary change, or other experimental variable.
New online tool considers experimental variables to suggest the optimal NEBNext technologies for NGS sample preparation.

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