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Answered 2009-09-23 20:06:03

Not really, the better expiriment would be if you used both sides of t he penny and compare all of your trials.

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How do you know when an experiment is valid?

The results of an experiment are valid when they can be repeated by other scientists doing the same experiment.

What makes a valid experiment?

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What must an experiment have in order to be valid?

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How can you make your results valid?

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What does a valid experiment must include?

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The analysis of data gathered during a particular experiment is necessary in order to?

Draw a valid conclusion for that experiment.

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How can someone tell if a experiment is valid?

when he or she's conclusion is right

How can you make an experiment more valid?

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How can you show that the results of an experiment are valid?

We only know that the results of an experiment are valid when other scientists are able to obtain the same (or equivalent) results. So, if the experiment is interesting, and it is carefully conducted and written up and published, other scientists will be interested in confirming your results.

What steps are involved in making a valid conclusion?

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In a valid experiment all the variables are kept the same apart from those being investigated.

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What is the difference between a valid test and a reliable test?

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