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Aligned with the scientific method, a scientist has 2 choices when making a conclusion, to either accept or reject the hypothesis. What does it mean to make either of these conclusions? Is it accurate to say that a hypothesis is either “true” or “false”? Explain. Discuss with your classmates.In order for a scientist to accept or reject their hypothesis, they would need to do research to find whether the data that was studied support their hypothesis. Once finding the data, if the data does not support the conclusion, the hypothesis is rejected. If the data supports the conclusion, the hypothesis is accepted. It is not accurate to say that a hypothesis is either “true” or “false.” When a hypothesis is rejected, one can decrease the margin of error for further studies that will follow the current one, and when a hypothesis is accepted, the results that wereexpected were seen. However, when rejecting or accepting a hypothesis, one cannot state that the idea or results obtained are false or true. This means that the scientist is either going in the