Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - The Scientific Approach to Knowledge - Conceptual Connection - Page 5: 1.1


Which statement best explains the difference between a law and a theory? B. A law summarizes a series of related observations; a theory gives the underlying reasons for them.

Work Step by Step

Based on the definitions of both theory and law. A law is the description of an event and the scientific theory explains why.
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