a piece of information we gather using our senses-our sight, hearing, smell and touch.
a testable explanation for an observation.
a logical statement about what will happen if the hypothesis is correct.
a prcedure designed to test a hypothesis under controlled conditions.
the factor of interest
the group that recieves the experimental treatment.
the group that does not recieve the experimental treatment.
the information that a scientist gathers during an experiment, which is often in a numeric form.
reliable associations between two or more events.
the collection and class of data that are in the form of numbers.
the number obtained by adding up the data for a given characteristic and dividing this sum by the number of individuals.
the relative arrangement of the members of a statistical population.
the chance that something will happen.
the group of individuals or events selected to represent the population.
the probability of an unwanted outcome.
representations of objects or systems.
a verbal or graphical model explanation for how a system works or is organized.
one or more equations that represents the way a system or process works.
principals or standards we consider important.
a conceptual model that provides a systematic process for making desicions.