Defn | Term |

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

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

The variable being manipulated or changed | |

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

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

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

the vertical axis in a plane coordinate system | |

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

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

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. | |

The observed result of a variable being manipulated | |

a relationship that gives a hyperbolic graph | |

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