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Bias Bias is an inclination to present or hold a partial perspective at the expense of (possibly equally valid) alternatives. Anything biased generally is one-sided, and therefore lacks a neutral point of view. Bias can come in many forms.
conclusion when a statement or question comes to an answer; when an idea or thought is settled.
constant a value that does not change
control the variable in an experiment that does not changed
data facts and statistics (variables), belonging to a set of items or for reference or analysis
dependent variable represents the output or effect
evidence proof for a hypothesis
experiment a series of trials to prove a hypothesis
hypothesis a scientific guess
independent variable represents the input effect
inference a logical conclusion
model represents an object that is too big or too small to test
observation receiving knowledge of the outside world through the senses
scientific method a series of steps to conduct an experiement
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