Quiz 1 Science

Quiz 1 Science - Quiz 1 Science 1. A hypothesis is...

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Quiz 1 Science 1. A hypothesis is formulated using which type of reasoning?  inductive reasoning 2. Why might a scientist modify his or her hypothesis?  The results of an experiment are not  consistent with the hypothesis. 3. How is the word "theory" viewed by scientists and the lay public? Scientists view a theory as a  rigorously tested hypothesis with broad explanatory power; the lay pblic views a theory as an  "imperfectly known fact" or a guess. 4. What in science is immune to testing? What is an example from lecture of a scientific law that  was tested and found to be better explained by another theory. nothing; Newton's laws vs.  Einstein's relativity
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2009 for the course BIO 105 taught by Professor Mickle during the Spring '07 term at N.C. State.

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