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Scientific Method

I am an accounting student and I am having a hard time with my biology class. If I could get some help, it would be appreciated.

Here is the problem:

In science, one perspective of the scientific method is that the scientific method is a problem-solving method. In your response, list the steps that you would take to solve a problem. Provide a detailed example of a solution to a problem using your method of solving problems. Once you list those steps along with your example, compare those steps that you used to solve the problem to how scientists use the scientific method to solve the problems. Reflect on why learning the scientific method might be a useful tool for learning how to solve problems, not only in science, but also in other areas of your life.

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Hi,

Excellent question!

RESPONSE:

1. In science, one perspective of the scientific method is that the scientific method is a problem-solving method. In your response, list the steps that you would take to solve a problem. Provide a detailed example of a solution to a problem using your method of solving problems.

? What is the problem?

E.g. I need a new car.

? What can I do to fix it?

E. g. How much money do I want to spend? Do I have financing available? What kind of a car do I want?

? What is the best choice?

o Apply for financing
o Find a car that meets the above criteria.
o Buy the car.
o Enjoy the car.

2. Once you list those steps along with your example, compare those steps that you used to solve the problem to how scientists use the scientific method to solve the problems. Reflect on why learning the scientific method might be a useful tool for learning how to solve problems, not only in science, but also in ...

Solution Summary

Through illustrative example, this solution solves a problem though applying a step-by-step problem solving method e.g. scientific method.

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