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An instrument for measuring mass.
balance
The temperature at which a liquid boils.
boiling point
A group used as a standard of comparison for checking the results of an experiment.
control
A variable whose values are determined by one or more (independent) variables.
dependent variable
Facts or observations on which a conclusion can be based.
evidence
A formula derived by inference from scientific data that explains a principle operating in nature. (educated guess)
hypothesis
A variable whose value is specified first and determines the value of one or more other values.
independent variable
The property of a body that is a measure of its inertia and that is commonly taken as a measure of the amount of material it contains causing it to have weight in a gravitational field.
mass
A systematic procedure, technique or mode of inquiry employed by or proper to a particular discipline or art.
method
A decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter and on the kilogram.
metric system
To watch carefully, especially with attention to details or behavior for the purpose of arriving at a judgement.
observe
Involving quality or kind. (story)
qualitative
Involving the measurement of quantity or amount. (numbers)
quantitative
A quantity that may assume one of a set of values.
variable