General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson Prentice Hal
ISBN 10: 0132064529
ISBN 13: 978-0-13206-452-1

Chapter 1 - Matter: Its Properties and Measurement - Exercises - The Scientific Method: 4

Answer

Scientific laws are based on observation and experimental evidence. However, legislative laws are based on the moral of the society and are formulated by the government. Scientific laws cannot be changed until a strong evidence exists. Legislative laws can be changed by voting. Legislative laws are imposed on people by people. However, scientific laws cannot be imposed on nature. We can just explain nature using laws.

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Scientific laws are based on observation and experimental evidence. However, legislative laws are based on the moral of the society and are formulated by the government. Scientific laws cannot be changed until a strong evidence exists. Legislative laws can be changed by voting. Legislative laws are imposed on people by people. However, scientific laws cannot be imposed on nature. We can just explain nature using laws.
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