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Anomalies
These are values in a set of reasults which are judged not to be part of the varition,a result that does not fit a trend or is clearly out of line.
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Evidence
Data which has been shown to be valid
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Fair test
A fair test is one in which only the independand variable has been allowed to affect the dependant variable.
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Hypothosis
A proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations. A statement about one vairiable affecting another.
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Prediction
A prediction is a statement suggesting what will happen in the future, based on observation experience or a hypothosis.
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Range
the maximum and minimum values of variables.
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Repeatable
The origional experimenter repeats the investigation again using the same method and equipment
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Reproducible
Another experimenter repeats the experiment changing the techniques/equipment used.
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Validity
The reactants would not be a valid procedure if the temperature of the reactants was not controled.
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Variables
These are chemical, physical or biological quantities or charecturistics.
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Catagoric
values that are lables
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Control
You must control certain things to make it a fair test
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Continuous
continuous variables can have values.
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independant
a changed variable
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Dependant
a variable being tested/measured.
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A proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations. A statement about one vairiable affecting another.

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A prediction is a statement suggesting what will happen in the future, based on observation experience or a hypothosis.

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