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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 | |

the horizontal axis in a plane coordinate system | |

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

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

A method of converting units within a measurement system | |

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

a relationship that gives a hyperbolic graph | |