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independent variablenoun [C]

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a ​number or ​amount whose ​value does not ​depend on the ​value of another ​element in the same ​mathematical expression (= ​group of ​symbolsrepresenting an ​amount or ​idea)
(Definition of independent variable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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independent variablenoun [U]

 us   /ˈɪn·dɪˈpen·dənt ˈveər·i·ə·bəl, ˈvær-/
algebra a ​number or ​amount in a ​mathematicalstatement that can ​change and which ​decides the ​value of the dependent variable
(Definition of independent variable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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