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What are the Other Names for Dependent and Independent Variables

Let us consider the equation of a line where x is an independent variable and y is a dependent variable.

Below are a few other names for independent and dependent variables:

Independent Variable Dependent Variable
Features Target
Covariate Response
Explanatory Variable Explained Variable
Predictor Predicted
Regressor Regressand
Exogenous Endogenous

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