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(a) A dictionary definition of a word.
(b) A measurement of water temperature on a river gauge.
(c) A satellite image of a hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean.
(d) Latitude and longitude coordinates of the location of a certain tree species.
(a) statistical analysis.
(c) removing bad data.
(d) All of these answers
(a) shouldn't use their intuition.
(b) avoid making assumptions.
(c) use their background knowledge.
(d) try not to be creative.
(a) The data aren't very high quality
(b) None of the scientists understand the data
(c) Different scientists analyze the data differently
(d) Because many of the interpretations are wrong
(a) They should publish all the data and describe why they did not use some data.
(b) They should publish all the data and let the reader determine why they did not use some data.
(c) They should publish only the data included in their analysis and explain that they eliminated some.
(d) They should publish only the data included in their analysis and not mention additional data.
(a) another scientist wanted to combine the data with their own.
(b) new data analysis techniques became available.
(c) they decided to create a similar study.
(d) they wanted to use the data in a journal article.
(a) Concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere are decreasing.
(b) Concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere are increasing.
(c) Concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere fluctuate widely.
(d) Concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere remain constant.
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