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Chemistry CHAPTER 1
What is the scientific method?
It is a logical approach to the solution of problems
What are the three steps in the scientific method?
What is Quantitative?
What is Qualitative?
What is A theory?
An explanation that has been supported by many experiments
(can be modified to include new data)
What is observation?
Gathering info, how things look ,smell ,or taste
What is hypothesis?
A tentative explanation for what has been observed.
What is experimentation?
is a test of the hypothesis
(can be quantatative or qualitative)
What is scientific law?
describes a relationship in nature, that is supported by many experiments and for which no exception has been found.