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Flashcards - Scientific Principles

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law
Law is a system of rules that are enforced through social institutions to govern behavior
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scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
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hypothesis
A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon
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experiment
An experiment is a procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis
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analysis
Analysis is the process of breaking a complex topic or substance into smaller parts in order to gain a better understanding of it
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suffix
In linguistics, a suffix is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word
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prefix
A prefix is an affix which is placed before the stem of a word
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prefix
A prefix is an affix which is placed before the stem of a word
suffix
In linguistics, a suffix is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word
analysis
Analysis is the process of breaking a complex topic or substance into smaller parts in order to gain a better understanding of it
experiment
An experiment is a procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis
hypothesis
A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon
scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
law
Law is a system of rules that are enforced through social institutions to govern behavior
line graph
In the mathematical discipline of graph theory, the line graph of an undirected graph G is another graph L that represents the adjacencies between edges of G
observations
Observation is the active acquisition of information from a primary source
theory
Theory is a contemplative and rational type of abstract or generalizing thinking, or the results of such thinking
Bar charts
A bar chart or bar graph is a chart that presents grouped data with rectangular bars with lengths proportional to the values that they represent
pie chart
A pie chart is a circular statistical graphic, which is divided into slices to illustrate numerical proportion
table
A table is a collection of related data held in a structured format within a database
flow chart
A flowchart is a type of diagram that uses an algorithm, workflow or process, showing the steps as boxes of various kinds, and their order by connecting them with arrows

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