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The progression of knowledge in the area of science relies on scientists' utilization of a process called the scientific method.

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The progression of knowledge in the area of science relies on scientists' utilization of a process called the scientific method. Cause and effect relationships of the variables used in the experiments exist as an essential and imperative attribute to the meaning of this method. Secondly, inductive reasoning helps further the essence and main idea of the method. Thirdly, the gaining of scientific knowledge primarily with the least amount of bias and prejudice possible explains an important purpose of the method. The three essential aspects of the scientific method, which exist as cause and effect relationships of the variables used in experimentation, inductive reasoning, and the attaining of knowledge based upon the least amount of bias and prejudice, all contain a balance of strengths and weaknesses which distinguish precisely the meaning of the scientific method. The variables of scientific experiments connect through cause and effect relationships, which are based upon the deductive method. ...read more.

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The same atoms created molecules of dust, planets, and galaxies. The effect is the tiny point of energy which is basically a point of high temperature and compressed mass. Scientists cannot scientifically trace back before this point or explain the nature of it because of the lingering effect and no case. Cause and effect relationships of science express a weakness because deduction defines the logic used, which is somewhat inconvenience to the scientific world. Although the strengths of cause and effect relationships, for example, the better understanding of the phenomena in each experiment, cannot be forgotten either. Induction-based hypthetico-deductive method is the strength of inquiry and is the basis of the recent scientific method. The basic steps of the inductive scientific method are Induction-based hypthetico-deductive method is the strength of inquiry and is the basis of the recent scientific method. The basic steps of the inductive scientific method are observation, question, hypothesis, prediction, experiment, analysis, and conclusions. ...read more.

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The scientific method carries the purpose to minimize outside influence, bias, and prejudice. In science there are many judgments and opinions of certain hypotheses which eventually graduate to theories. For example, two different scientists may be working on the same experiment. If one scientist expects one thing and the other predicts something completely different they may perceive observations in opposition. The human senses are not always the most reliable source. Furthermore, the attempt to avoid bias and errors does not always succeed. For example, scientists mistake the hypothesis as an explanation of the phenomenon without the completion of thorough experimental tests. Common sense and logic may interfere and create a belief that experimentation is unnecessary. The meaning of the scientific method is shown through cause and effect relationships, induction vs. deduction, and the attempts of yielding bias and prejudice in the science world. The scientific method is a process in which was set out in order to enable scientist to discover scientific knowledge with the least amount of problems of knowledge possible. ...read more.

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