# Which variable is the independent variable–the variable that was controlled by the researchers? is

Which variable is the independent variable--the variable that was controlled by the researchers? is the independent variable on the x-axis or the y-axis?

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1. vale343 says:

The variable that was controlled by the researchers IS THE INDEPENDENT VARIABLE.

The independent variable is on the "x-axis" (horizontal).

2. lainnn974 says:

If graphed correctly the x-axis will always have the independent variables