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: 6

Answer

A scientific theory should predict or agree with the results of a controlled experiment. Moreover, it should make the fewest assumptions possible (follow Occam’s razor). A theory should also predict a new phenomenon observed after the experiments.

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A scientific theory should predict or agree with the results of a controlled experiment. Moreover, it should make the fewest assumptions possible (follow Occam’s razor). A theory should also predict a new phenomenon observed after the experiments.
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