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accuracy

• the difference between a measurement and its accepted value


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conclusion

• the explanation of the results of an experiment as it applies to the hypothesis being...


3 
control

• scientific experiment: a standard to which the results are compared
• ... 

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controlled experiment

• an independent variable is the only factor that is allowed to be adjusted, with the...


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dependent variable

• experiment: the factor that changes in response to a change in the independent...


6 
extrapolation

• to estimate the value of a quantity that falls outside the range in which its values...


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hypothesis

• to predict the outcome of an experiment
• a testable proposal used to... 

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independent variable

• experiment: the factor that is selected or adjusted to see what effect the...


9 
interpolation

• the estimation of a middle value by reference to known values on each side


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observation

• the process of watching something or someone carefully to find information / see...


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precision

• the accuracy to which a calculation is performed, indicated as a specific value


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prediction

• a forecast about what you expect to observe when you do an investigation


13 
principle

• a theory, rule or natural / scientific law


14 
procedure

• a method of way of doing something, especially the usual / expected way


15 
scale

• a series of marks at fixed intervals used as a reference standard in measurement


16 
scientific literacy

• the knowledge and understanding of scientific
concepts and processes required for...


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slope

• the direction of a line on a graph
• calculated by determining the ratio... 

18 
uncertainty

• greater accuracy of measurement for one observable variable entails less accuracy...


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validity

• establishes whether the results obtained meet all of the requirements of the scientific...


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variable

• a factor that can influence the outcome of an experiment


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Venn diagram

• a graphical illustration of the relationship between various sets of data
