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Dr Adequate
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08-10-2016 12:01 PM

What they seem not to understand is the meaning of the words "assumptions". The assumptions of a method are the things that have to be true in order for the method to give the right answer. It does not mean "things scientists just assume to be true". On the contrary, they need to check carefully that they are true before they can apply the method ...

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