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What is a hypothesis?
A prediction about how the independent variable will affect the dependent variable
What is a variable?
Things in an experiment that change or could be changed
What are constants?
The things in an experiment that are kept the same
What are repeated trials?
The number of experiment repetitions,or the number of objects or organisms tested for each level of the independent variable
What is an independent variable?
The variable you change on purpose
CONTROL
HYPOTHESIS
INDEPENDENT VARIABLE
DEPENDENT VARIABLE
What is the control?
The standard for comparison in an experiment; often the group that receives no amount of the independent variable, but can also be chosen by the investigator as a comparison group such as the normal situation
VARIABLES
CONSTANTS
What is a dependent variable?
The variable that changes as a result of what you changed