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A hypothesis consists either of a suggested explanation for an observable phenomenon or of a reasoned proposal predicting a possible causal correlation among multiple phenomena. The scientific method requires that one can test a scientific hypothesis. A hypothesis is never to be stated as a question, but always as a statement with an explanation following it.
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