Hypothesis vs. Theory

Hypothesis vs. Theory

A hypothesis and a theory are similar, but there is a subtle difference between them. Let's take a look:

A hypothesis (noun) is an idea that has not yet been proven but leads to further investigation. 2. It is also an assumption or educated guess.

Examples:

1. "The scientist had a hypothesis, so he experimented with it in order to prove its validity."

2. "I hypothesized that if he put the sponge in the water, it would float. After trying it, my hypothesis was a good, educated guess."

A theory (noun) is a view of things that have been tested and accepted to be true and accepted. 2. A theory relates to principles of science or other bodies of study, such as mathematics.

Examples:

1. "Today in class, we learned the theory of relativity."

2. "I'm excited to study music theory this year."

Together in a sentence:

"When you have a hypothesis, an idea about something, you must test if before it can become an accepted theory believed by all."

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