representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale) or a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process

A tentative explanation for an observation, phenomenon, or scientific problem that can be tested by further investigation

those digits that carry meaning reflecting the accuracy of their measurement

an expression or a proposition, often algebraic, asserting the equality of two quantities

Standard of measurement

is a relationship between two variables in which change in one variable is associated with a change in the other variable in the same direction

Established mathematical quantity used to shift from one system to another.

A method of converting units within a measurement system

A set of statements or principles devised to explain a group of facts or phenomena, especially one that has been repeatedly tested

Metric standard of measurement

the process of obtaining the magnitude of a quantity. It answers the general question,'how many'

a relationship that gives a hyperbolic graph

An inverse or negative relationship is a mathematical relationship in which one variable decreases as another increases

The observed result of a variable being manipulated

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Term

An orderly technique of investigation that is supposed to account for scientific progress

The rise-over-run of an invisible line that is the 'best fit' line through the previous n data points

numerical short-hand which uses powers of ten as a simplified way of expressing numerical values

approximating the solution based on significant figures

a concise verbal or mathematical statement of a relation that expresses a fundamental principle of science that is viewed to hold tru universally

The variable being manipulated or changed

to estimate (the value of a variable) within the tabulated or observed range

The system of measurement most commonly used in the United States

A relationship between two variables such that one is proportional to a power of the other

the vertical axis in a plane coordinate system

The system devised around the convenience of the number ten. It is the world's most widely used system of measurement

to estimate (the value of a variable) outside the tabulated or observed range

The science of matter and energy and of interactions between the two, grouped in traditional fields such as acoustics, optics, mechanics, thermodynamics, and electromagnetism.

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