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Scientific inquiry often begins with?
a) drawing conclusions
b) communicating results
c) making models
d) posing questions

A possible explanation for a set of observations or answer to a scientific question is a
a) variable
b) hypothesis
c) prediction
d) scientific theory

In an experiment, the variable that the scientist changes is called the responding variable
a) true
d) false

The independent variable is always graphed on the x-axis.
a) true
d) false

The variable that changes as a result of the manipulated variable is called the
a) variable
b) dependent variable
c) independent variable
d) scientific inquiry

The variable that is graphed on the y-axis is called theā€¦
a) observing
b) manipulated variable
c) dependent variable
d) independent variable

A _________________ is a possible explanation for a set of observations or to a scientific question.
a) variable
b) responding variable
c) manipulated variable
d) hypothesis

The type of data that involves numbers or calculations
a) qualitative
b) quantitative
c) responding variable
d) hypothesis

In an experiment the variable that a scientist changes is called the
a) controlled experiment
b) independent variable
c) variable
d) dependent variable

________ are the facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observations
a) variable
b) experiment
c) science
d) data

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