In each question determine which is the dependent and which is the independent variable. Write your answer on a piece of scrap paper. When you are done, click on the link below to check your answers

- An ice cream shop sells a single scoop cone for $2.00. If
you wish to have more than a single scoop cone, additional scoops
can be added at the cost of $1.00 each. The relationship between
the variables is given by the equation:
*p*= 1.00*s*+ 2.00What is the dependent and which is the independent variable in this case?

- A warehouse packs 28 boxes of cereal in a carton. The number
of boxes of cereal that get packed is given by the relationship:
*y*= 28*x*What is the dependent and which is the independent variable in this case?

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