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Quiz: Scientific method
1. The statement, "A chemical reaction never creates products that weigh more or less than the reactants", is based on three centuries of experimental observation. The statement is an example of:
a theorya hypothesisa datuma law
2. A natural law is
a description of a pattern or relationship in experimental data
an explanation that has been proved
a tentative explanation for a natural phenomenon
obeyed under any circumstances.
3. A hypothesis is
a tentative explanation for a natural phenomenon
a description of a pattern or relationship in experimental data
obeyed under any circumstances.
a theory that has been proved
4. The statement, "Osmium has a density of 22.59 g/mL, which makes it the densest element known" is an example of:
an experimental observationa theory
a lawa hypothesis
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General Chemistry Online! Quiz: Scientific method

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