EDUCATION (CBSE/UGC NET)

EDUCATION UGC NET

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

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A hypothesis is a
 A law B canon C postulate D supposition
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -A supposition is a guess or a hypothesis. Your supposition that your kids will automatically wash their hands before dinner is probably false. You’d best remind them to do it or risk dirty hands at dinner.

Detailed explanation-2: -Hypothesis Definition "A hypothesis is a logical supposition, a reasonable guess, an educated conjecture.

Detailed explanation-3: -A hypothesis is a tentative explanation that accounts for a set of facts and can be tested by further investigation. A hypothesis is a logical supposition, a reasonable guess, and an educated conjecture. It provides a tentative explanation for a phenomenon under investigation (Leedy and Ormrod, 2001).

Detailed explanation-4: -Supposition comes from latin “suppositio” which means “to place beneath. “Assumption is from “assumptio” which means “taking up.” This indicates that the word “assumption” is a more powerful, emotional, word. If I “assume” something, this means that I have “taken it up” and am in complete agreement with the postulate.

Detailed explanation-5: -That belief is called the researcher s assumption. Following that assumption then the researcher predicts what the effect is going to be like based on the researcher s knowledge before starting the research. This prediction is called hypothesis.

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