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A method of representing the relationship between variables is called a
SCIENTIFIC MODEL
Models that we can look at, touch and take measurements from are called
PHYSICAL MODELS
Models that describe how something works is called a
CONCEPTUAL MODEL
A picture showing how two variables are related that helps predict an outcome is called a
GRAPHICAL or MATHEMATICAL MODEL
The variable that is the "cause" is called the
INDEPENDENT VARIABLE
The variable that is shown as the results is called the
DEPENDENT VARIABLE
The variable on the y-axis is the
DEPENDENT VARIABLE
The variable changed by the researcher is the
INDEPENDENT VARIABLE
The variable changing as a result of changes in the experimental variable is the
DEPENDENT VARIABLE
The variable that is the experimental variable is the
INDEPENDENT VARIABLE
The variable that is the "effect" is called the
DEPENDENT VARIABLE
How to determine the number interval to use when making a graph is:
HIGHEST VALUE FOR THE AXIS DIVIDED BY THE NUMBER OF LINES
If all the data falls in a close range the data is called
PRECISE
If all the data is near the expected value the data is called
ACCURATE