Card Set Information
the variable that is changed, varied or manipulated.
Always on x-axis
the response that is measured
always on y-axis.
Identifying depende or independet variable
something depends on something
ex. number of parking spots depends on the time of day.
# of parking spots - dependent variable
time of day - independent variable
tentative, testable explanation for an observed phenomenon "educated guess".
Provide any information used to maked the "educated guess"
System of answering questions
Conclusion (accept or reject the hypothesis)
data that can be counted using whole numbers or data that fist into a sicrete category
ex. class size, type of paper towel
can have an infinite number of decimals and fractions.
ex. temprature, weight, height.
does not receive any treatment
receives some type of treatment
How to make a testable question?
what is the effect _____on_____?
ex. what is the effect of water on plant growth?