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Which of the following statements about the scientific method is NOT true? a. A tentative explanation of a body of data is called a hypothesis.b. Theories are less likely than hypotheses to be correct.c. A hypothesis is strengthened if it successfully predicts the outcomes of new experiments.d. Theories are repeatedly tested even when most workers

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Which of the following statements about the scientific method is NOT true? A tentative explanation of a body of data is called a hypothesis.Theories are less likely than hypotheses to be correct.A hypothesis is strengthened if it successfully predicts the outcomes of new experiments.Theories are repeatedly tested even when most workers assume them to be correct.Humans have been on Earth for ___ of Earth's history. less than 1%approximately 50%more than 90%allThe shape of the Earth is best described as a perfect sphere.near spherical with flattening at the equator and bulging at the poles.near spherical with bulging at the equator and flattening at the poles.flat.The ___ is the information preserved in rocks formed at various times throughout Earth history. geologic datageologic recordgeodynamic informationgeologic system"The present is the key to the past" best describes the concept known as the principle of uniformitarianism.the geologic record.the Earth system.evolution.The temperature at which a rock melts generally ___________ with increasing pressure. increasesremains the samedecreasesdecreases, then increasesWhat is the most abundant element in Earth's core? ironoxygensiliconaluminumWhat are the two most abundant elements (by weight) in the whole Earth? iron and oxygenoxygen and siliconsilicon and ironoxygen and nitrogenThe Mohorovicic discontinuity is a boundary that separates: the inner core from the outer co

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