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absolute existing independent of any other cause
accuracy freedom from mistake exact
adverse acting against or in an opposite direction
analogue similar or comparable in certain respects
analyze to study the relationship of the parts of something by analysis
application ability to put to a practical use, having somehting to do with the matter at hand
approximately nearly an estimate or figure that is almost exact
arguement reasoning for or against something
assumption something that is accepted as true
comprehend to understand fully
concentration the ratio of the amount of solute to the amount of solvent or solution
conclusion a final decision based on facts experience or reasoning
confirm to make sure of the truth of something
consequences something produced by a cause of condition
consistent in agreement firm changeless
constant remaining steady and unchanged
contradiction a statement in opposition
control group experimental group in which conditions are controlled
controlled experiment one in which the condition suspected to cause and effect is compared to one without the suspected to cause and effect is compared to one without the suspected condition
controlled ariable a factor in an experiment that remains constant
correlation a close connection between two ideas or two sets of data
criticism a finding of fault disaproval
definitive most nearly complete or accurate
demonstrate to explain by use of examples or experiments
dependence a state of being controlled by something else
dependent variable result or change that occurs due to the part of an experiment being tested
diminish to make smaller or less to decrease in size
direct relationship the connection between two variables that shows the same effect (they both increase or both decrease)
effective producing or able to produce a desired condition
estimation forming a calculation based on incomplete date
ethical following accepted rules and behavior
evaluation the resukt od finding something estimating the value of something
evidence that which serves to prove or or disprove something
examine to look at or check carefully
expectation the extent of a chance that something will occur
exoeriment a test made to find something out
experimental design the plan for a controlled experiment
experimental group the experimental part in which all conditions are kept the same except for the condition being tested
explanation a statement that makes something clear
extrapolation estimating a valure of another characteristic beyond the range of a given value of another characteristic
figure a picture that explains
fundamental a basic part
generalization something given as a broad statement or conclusion
hypothesis testable explanation of a question or problem
illustrate to make clear by using examples
imply to suggest rather than to say plainly
inconsistent not in agreement
incorporate to join or unite closely in a single body
independent variable in a controlled experiment the variable that is being changed
indication the act of pointing out or pointing to something
indicator any device that measures records or visibly points out something
ingredient any of the components of which something is made
interpolation estimating a value that falls between two known values
inrerpretation the act of tleling the meaning of something explanation
inverse relationship (indirect) the connection between two variables that shows the opposite effect (when the value
investigate to study by close and careful observation
irregular not continuous or soming at sent time
issue something that is in question
judgement an opinion formed by examining and comparing
justify to prove or show to be right or reasonable
legend a title description or key accpmpanying a figure or map
maxium as great asa possible in a or degree
measuremt the act of finding out the size or amount of something
mechanism the parts or steps that make up a process or activity
minimum as small as possible on amount or degree
model a pattern or figure of something to be made
modify to make changes in something
observation the act of noting and recordning facts and events
opinion a belief based on experience snd and on seeing certain facts
optimum the best or more favorable degree condition or amount
pattern a model guide or plan used in making things
peeform to carry out accomplish
phenomenon and observable fact or event
precision the quality of being exactly stated exact arragement
predict to figure out and hell beforhand
preference a choosing of or liking for one thing rather than another
probability the quality of being reasonably sure but not certain or something happening or being true
procedure the wau in which an action or action is carried out
proponent one who supports a cause
proportional oneany quantites or measurements having the same fixed relationship
reasonable showing or containing sound thought
refute to prove wronf by arguement or evident
relationship the state of being connected
replicate to copy or produce
revise to look over again to correct or improve
simulatiopn the act or process of stimulationg a aystem or process
study a careful exmanation and investigation of an event
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