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# Identifying independent and dependent quantities from tables and graphs Online Quiz

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**Q 1 - Identify the dependent and independent variables in the following problem.**

The Distance traveled in miles versus Bus fare in dollars is shown in the table below.

Distance in miles (x) | 0 | 5 | 10 | 30 |
---|---|---|---|---|

Bus fare in dollars (y) | 10 | 15 | 20 | 25 |

### Answer : B

### Explanation

Independent variable is Distance traveled in miles; Dependent variable is Bus fare in dollars.

**Q 2 - Identify the dependent and independent variables in the following problem.**

### Answer : D

### Explanation

Independent variable is Distance in miles; Dependent variable is Cab fare in dollars.

**Q 3 - Identify the dependent and independent variables in the following problem.**

A freight truck moves at a constant speed. The distance y in miles that the truck has traveled after x hours is shown in the table.

Time in hours (x) | 0 | 1 | 2 | 3 |
---|---|---|---|---|

Distance in miles (y) | 0 | 60 | 120 | 180 |

### Answer : A

### Explanation

Independent variable is Time in hours; Dependent variable is Distance in miles.

**Q 4 - Identify the dependent and independent variables in the following problem.**

### Answer : C

### Explanation

Independent variable is Clay bought by teacher; Dependent variable is Clay available for class

**Q 5 - Identify the dependent and independent variables in the following problem.**

Time in years versus the rent in dollars is shown in the table below.

Time in years (x) | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
---|---|---|---|---|

Rent in dollars (y) | 2000 | 4000 | 6000 | 8000 |

### Answer : C

### Explanation

Independent variable is Time in years; Dependent variable is Rent in dollars.

**Q 6 - Identify the dependent and independent variables in the following problem.**

### Answer : B

### Explanation

Independent variable is Number of pages; Dependent variable is Time in minutes.

**Q 7 - Identify the dependent and independent variables in the following problem.**

Time in years versus the weight in pounds is shown in the table below.

Time in years (x) | 0 | 1 | 2 | 3 |
---|---|---|---|---|

Weight in pounds (y) | 0 | 50 | 100 | 150 |

### Answer : A

### Explanation

Independent variable is Time in years; Dependent variable is Weight in pounds.

**Q 8 - Identify the dependent and independent variables in the following problem.**

### Answer : D

### Explanation

Independent variable is Number in minutes; Dependent variable is Phone bill in dollars.

**Q 9 - Identify the dependent and independent variables in the following problem.**

The number of pages read versus the time taken in minutes is shown in the table below.

Number of pages (y) | 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|

Time in minutes (x) | 4 | 8 | 12 | 16 |

### Answer : B

### Explanation

Independent variable is Number of pages read; Dependent variable is Time in minutes.

**Q 10 - Identify the dependent and independent variables in the following problem.**

### Answer : C

### Explanation

Independent variable is Time in months; Dependent variable is Height in inches.