variables hypothesis - HypotheticoDeductiveMethod 1. 2. 3....

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Hypothetico Deductive Method 1. Observation 2. Preliminary information gathering 3. Theory formulation 4. Hypothesis 5. Further scientific data collection 6. Data analysis 7. Deduction 
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Variable A Variable is anything that may assume different  values A variable is a symbol of an event, act,  characteristics or attribute that can be measured  and to which we assign categorical values
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3 Figure 1.2  Types of variables. Variable Quantitative Qualitative or categorical  (e.g., make of a computer, hair color, gender) Continuous (e.g., length, age, height, weight, time) Discrete   (e.g., number of houses, cars, accidents)
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4 TYPES OF VARIABLES Quantitative Variables Discrete Variables Continuous Variables Qualitative or Categorical Variables
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5 Quantitative Variables A variable that can be measured numerically is  called a  quantitative variable . The data collected  on a quantitative variable are called  quantitative  data .
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6 Quantitative Variables cont. A variable whose values are countable is called a 
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