# Chapter 1 Physics

## 23 terms

### What are the five step of The Scientific Method?

Question/observation, hypothesis, prediction, experiment, conclusion

### First step of The Scientific Method

recognize a question or a puzzle--such as an unexplained fact

### Second step of The Scientific Method

make an education guess--a hypothesis--that might resolve the puzzle

### Third step of The Scientific Method

predict consequences of the hypothesis

### Fourth step of The Scientific Method

perform experiment or make calculations to test the predictions

### Fifth step of The Scientific Method

formulate the simplest general rule that organizes the three main ingredients: hypothesis, predicted effects, and experimental findings

Observation

Hypothesis

### What is a hypothesis?

an educated guess

### What is the difference between and theory and a hypothesis?

A theory is something that has been tested and not proven untrue. A hypothesis is an educated guess.

False

### What is plotted on the y-axes on a graph?

dependent variable

### What is plotted on the x-axes on a graph?

independent variable

1000

m

microliter

10

100

1750 m

cm

u

### What is the factor for the prefix centi?

10 negative squared

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