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Which statement summarizes the difference between a law and a theory? A theory is a conclusion that is drawn from observations and experiments, but a law provides an explanation. A law describes natural phenomena, but a theory explains why those phenomena occur. A law is absolute, but a theory may be proven wrong. A theory can be used to make predictions, but a law cannot.

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    A theory is a proposed explanation for a wide rang of observations and experimental results that is supported by a wide range of evidence. A theory may be accepted by the scientific community. Whereas a law describes the truth that is valid everywhere in the universe. Laws don't really provide explanations though theories do :/

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