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  What would your experimental approach be to test this hypothesis? my questions is about the scientific method lab. what are the independent and dependent variables? what would be your control?

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You can use the scientific method to solve a problem or question. First, you must state the problem. Next, you must do some research about what is already known about this topic. Next, you will formulate a hypothesis which is an educated guess as to what you think is the solution to your problem or question. You can set up an experiment, which is a test to see whether your hypothesis is correct or not. A proper experiment has an experimental group which gets the variable you are testing and a control group, which does not get this variable. The control group is there for comparison to the experimental group and to see if something occurred or changed due to the presence of the variable you are testing. The independent...

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