a freind frequently misses the morning school bus. use the scientific method to address this problem

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Your problem is that your friend routinely misses the school bus:

What are the causes for his missing the school bus:

Not waking early enough
Too long breakfast
Too far to the bus stop
Deliberately tries to miss the bus. 

Choose one cause as a hypothesis: In this case we'll say "Not waking early enough." 

We develop a test, for this hypothesis: calling his phone when you wake up. (for example). 

We conduct the experiment and document the results:  Though the friend is grumpy, he does start making it to the bus stop on time. 

We make a conclusion based on the results:  our friend needs to wake up earlier. 

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