Experimental Terms

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Reliable
If an experiment can be repeated by another person and the same results are obtained
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Valid
If experimental results definitely answer the question the experiment was designed to answer
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Fair Test
When only one variable (the independent variable) is changed and all others are controlled
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Dependent Variable
The variable that is measured
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Independent Variable
The variable that is manipulated by the investigator
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Precise
If repeated measurements are very close together
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Accurate
If measured values are close to the true value
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If experimental results definitely answer the question the experiment was designed to answer

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Valid

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When only one variable (the independent variable) is changed and all others are controlled

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The variable that is measured

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The variable that is manipulated by the investigator

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