Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 1 - Test Your Understanding - Level 1 - Knowledge/Comprehension - Page 25: 8



Work Step by Step

Try to avoid saying that a theory is "true" or "proven," because theories are observations that have enough evidence to support them and not necessarily considered to be scientific facts. Therefore, we can eliminate A, B and E. Hypotheses are educated specific guesses, whereas theories are much broader usually supported by various experiments. Therefore, C is our correct answer.
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