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hereweg0

  • 3 years ago

Matter is made of atoms that have positive centers of neutrons and protons surrounded by a cloud of negatively charged electrons. This statement is A a theory B a hypothesis C an inference D an observation

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  1. gsoda
    • 3 years ago
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    i am going to guess it's a hypothesis, because the statement does not mention any experiments that back it up.

  2. gsoda
    • 3 years ago
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    it's not an observation, because observations refer to experimental data.

  3. gsoda
    • 3 years ago
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    it's not an inference, because the statement does not contain a premise. it's just a conclusion.

  4. gsoda
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    it could be a theory, because this statement explains chemical phenomena, and it is supported by considerable amount of evidence.

  5. gsoda
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    in any case, a theory is just a hypothesis that has stood the test of many experiments. we call newton's mechanics a theory even though it's been proven to be wrong (by Einstein).

  6. Peyton_
    • 3 years ago
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    It's a theory.

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