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26 June, 01:19

Which term best describes the phrase ""a description of what happens in nature""? A. Theory B. conclusion C. Experiment D. law

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  1. 26 June, 01:36
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    A. Theory

    Explanation:

    The scientific method consists of following six steps:

    1. Observation 4. Prediction

    2. Experiment 5. Hypothesis

    3. Law 6. Theory

    1. Observation:

    Observations are taken carefully and systematically. In this way all possible information is gathered

    about physical phenomenon.

    2. Hypothesis:

    Keeping these observations in mind scientist makes some postulates to explain the phenomenon. These postulates are called hypothesis.

    3. Theory:

    Scientist design a theory on the basis of hypothesis and gives an elaborated explanation about the phenomenon.

    4. Prediction:

    Sometimes a scientist presents a theory on the basis rational reasoning and predicts some phenomenon to take place under certain conditions.

    5. Experiment:

    The theory or prediction is tested by experiments. If the theoretical and experimental results agree with each other, the theory is accepted otherwise it is discarded.

    6. Law:

    A theory which is tested again and again and found to fit the facts and from which valid predictions are maybe made are known as 'Law'.

    So it is clear from the given explanation that the term, which best describes the phrase ""a description of what happens in nature" is:

    A. Theory
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