Section 1.2 Main Ideas
The order of steps in a scientific method can vary. Most scientific methods to solving a problem, however, include defining the problem, stating a hypothesis, testing the hypothesis, analyzing the results of the test, and drawing conclusions.
Variables are factors that change in an experiment. A dependent variable can change in response to changes in the independent variable. A control is a standard for comparison.
Basic units used in SI include the liter, the meter, the second, the kilogram, the Newton, and degrees Celsius.
In scientific notation, a number is expressed as a multiplier and a power of 10.
Section 1.2 Study Guide