A scientist is studying the effects of growing human populations on the biodiversity that can be found in a region. Each region selected had a different population density of humans from 1 to 10 million per 10 square miles. Then in each region the number of different species that can be found was recorded. What type of variable is the dependent variable in this experime
Correct answer: The dependent variable is the one that is dependent on the independent variable. In this experiment, the dependent variable is the number of different species.