Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134074254
ISBN 13: 978-0-13407-425-2

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - The Nature of Scientific Inquiry - Eye on Earth 1.1 - Page 11: 1


$\color{blue}Requires$ : Difference between theory and hypothesis

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$\color{red}Scientific\; Hypothesis$ are intelligent guesses or a tentative explanation for some facts or some natural phenomenon made by scientist, while $\color{red}scientific \;theories$ are hypothesis that have been observed, tested and proven to be true or generally proven. $\underline{In\;other\;words}$ we can say a scientific hypothesis is an educated guess that can be tested while scientific theories are concepts.
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