2. You want to see if plants grow better when they are exposed to classical music. You take 4 identical plants, potted in the same containers, under the same conditions. The only difference is that 2 plants will be exposed to classical music as they grow. The others will grow exposed to no music. After two weeks, you compare the growth rates.
Which of the following is the correct independent variable and the dependent variable for this experiment?
A. Independent: Plants Dependent: Music
B. Independent: Growth Rate Dependent: Music
C. Independent: Music Dependent: Growth Rate
D. Independent: No Music Dependent: Plants