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Melissa heated a few blue crystals in a test tube. After a few minutes, she observed that the crystals had turned white and a film of water had formed on the inside of the test tube. Before Melissa conducted this experiment, she probably _____. Select one: a. developed a hypothesis b. developed a scientific law c. developed a bias d. developed a theory

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  1. arindameducationusc
    • one year ago
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    http://www.livescience.com/21490-what-is-a-scientific-hypothesis-definition-of-hypothesis.html (This is for hypothesis)

  2. arindameducationusc
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    A scientific law is a statement based on repeated experimental observations that describes some aspects of the universe. A scientific law always applies under the same conditions, and implies that there is a causal relationship involving its elements.

  3. arindameducationusc
    • one year ago
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    https://explorable.com/research-bias (This is for bias)

  4. arindameducationusc
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    Theory is a contemplative and rational type of abstract or generalizing thinking, or the results of such thinking.

  5. arindameducationusc
    • one year ago
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    I would give you the answer but, analysing is important.... so take the websites and you will get the answer. I am not breaking the code of conduct.

  6. mathmate
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    Melissa is using the scientific method consisting of a cycle of observations, hypothesis, experiments, refinements. This is repeated until a theory can be developed. See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientific_method

  7. IrishBoy123
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    ...she probably "hydrated some anhydrous copper sulphate"

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