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Scientific Method
logical approach to solbing problems by observing and collecting data, formulating hypotheses, testing hypotheses, and formulating theories that are supported by data
Hypothesis
testable statement
Model
more thatn a physcial object; it si often an explanation of how phenomena occur and how data or events are related
Theory
broad generalization that explains a body of facts or phenomnena
Accuracy
refers to the closeness fo measurements to the correct of acepted value of the quantity measured
Precision
refers to the closenees of a set of measurements of the same quantity made in the same way
Direct Proportion
dividing one by the other gives a constant value
Inverse proportion
if their product is constant
Quantitative Measurements
something that has magnitude, size, or amount