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Absolute existing independent of any other cause
accuracy freedom from mistakes exact
adverse acting against or in an opposite direrction
analogue similiar or compararable in a certain respects
analyze to study the relationship of the parts of something by analysis
application ability to put to a practical use having something to do with the matter at hand
approximately nearly an estimate or figure that is almost exact
argument reasoning for or against something
assumption something that is accepted as true
comprehend to understand fully
concentration the ratio of the smount of solute to the amount of solvent or solution
conclusion afinal decision based on facts experience or reasoning
confirmco to make sure of the truth of something
consequence something produced by a cause of condition
consistent in agreement firm changeless
constant remaining steady and unchanged
contradiction statemnt in opposition to another
control group experimental group in which conditions are controlled
controlled variable factor in an experiment that remains constant
controlled experiment one in which the condition suspected to cause and effect is compared to one without the suspected conditon
correlation a close connection between twon ideas or two sers of dazta
criticism a finding of fault disapproval
definitive most nearlty complete or accurate
demonstrate to explain by use of example or experiments
depedence a state of being controlled by something else
dependent vasriable result or change that occurs due to the part of an experiment bering stress
diminish to make smaller or less to decrease in size
direct relationship the connection between two variables that shows the same effect
effective producing or able to produce a desired condition
estimation forming a calculation based on incomplete data
ethical following accepted rules and behavior
evalution the result of finding something estimating the value of something
evidence that which serves to prove or disprove something
examine to look at or check carefully
expectation the extent of a chance that something will ocurr
experiment a test made to find something out
experimental design the plan for controlled experiment
experimental group the experimental part in which all conditions are kept the same expect for the condition being test
explanation statement that makes something clear
extrapolation estimating a value of another characteristic beyond the range of 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 using examples
imply to suggest rather than to say plainly
inconsistent not in agreement
incorporate to join or unite closely in a single body
indepemdent variable in a controlled experiment the variable that is being change
indication the act of pointing out or pointing to somethinmg
indicator any device that measure ure records or visibly points out something
ingredient any of the componets of wh of which something is made
interpretation the act of telling the meaning of something explanation
interpolation estimating a value the falls between two known values
inverse relationship the connection between teo varibles that shows the opposite effect
investigate to study by close and careful observation
irregular not continous or coming at sent times
issue something that is in question
judgment an opinion formed by examining and comparing
justify to prove or show to be right or reasonable
legend a title desription or key accompanying afigure or map
maximum as great as possbile in amount or degree
measuremnt the act of finding out the size or amount of something
mechanism the parts or steps that make up a process or actitiy
mininmum as small as possible in amount or degree
model a pattern or figure os something to be made
modify to make changes in something
observation the act of nothing and recording facts and events
opinion a belief based on experience and on seeing certain facts
otimum the best or most favorable degree condtion or amout
pattern a model guide or plan use in making things
perform to carry out accomplish
phenomenon an observable fact or event
precision the quality of being exactly stated exact arrangement
predict to figure out and tell beforehand
preference a choosing of or liking for one thing rather than another
probability the quality of being reasonably sure but not certain of something happening
procedure the way in which an action or actions is carried out
proponent one who supports a cause
proportional any quatities or measurements having the same fixed relatopnship
reasonable shwoing or containing sound thought
refute to prove wrong by argument or evidence
relationship the state of being connected
replicate to copy or reproduce
revise to look over again correct or imrove
simuation the act or process of simulating a system or process
study a carful examination and investigation of an event
suggest to offer as an idea
summarize to state briefly
support to provide evidence
theory a general rule offered to explain experiences or facts
translate to change from one state to another
treatment to expose to some action
underlying to form the support for something
unit a fixed quantity used as a standard of measuremnt
validty based on evidence that can be supported
value the quantity or amount for which a symbol stands
variable that which can be chsnge
view point opinion judgment
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