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    Question What is a question & what is a hypothesis?

    What is the difference between a question and a hypothesis? Examples please!

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    Re: What is a question & what is a hypothesis?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bern1 View Post
    What is the difference between a question and a hypothesis? Examples please!
    A question is followed by a question mark.

    Q: 'Which is bigger - this or that?'
    H: 'My hypothesis is that there is an inverse proportion between the two factors.'

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    Re: What is a question & what is a hypothesis?

    In addition, a hypothesis is a statement about something you intend to prove, and questions are what you ask in order to prove the hypothesis. For example,

    Hypothesis: Rocks sink if placed in water.

    Questions: What kind of water? Would rocks float in salt water? Will porous rocks sink? etc.


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    Re: What is a question & what is a hypothesis?

    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    In addition, a hypothesis is a statement about something you intend to prove, and questions are what you ask in order to prove the hypothesis. For example,

    Hypothesis: Rocks sink if placed in water.

    Questions: What kind of water? Would rocks float in salt water? Will porous rocks sink? etc.

    Soup I think that's a great answer, thank you very much.

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