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You venture the guess that all of the drains are clogged with leaves. Your guess involves a causal explanation. The leaves covering the drains have caused the street to flood. PROPOSING EXPLANATIONS 31 Causal relationships are not always as simple or straightforward as our last example. For one thing, effects can have more than a single cause. It may be, for exantple, that my lateness was in part caused by a traffic jam. But suppose that while hung up in traffic I ran low on gas and so had to stop and fill up.
2. Against. 7. Right. 3. BLack, white, red, gold, and yellow. 8. Right. 4. Clockwise. 5. Red. 9. Six. 10. On the bottom. OBSERVATION 25 NOTES 1. For more on this particular puzzle, see exercises 21 and 22 on pp. 95-96. 2. As it turned out, Pons and Fleischmann were wrong for reasons that wiD be discussed in the next section. 3. In fact there i~ now evidence that many of the earliest crop circles were man-made. Several people have admitted to having made the circles and have since demonstrated to the British media how to make them in a fairly short period of time with no special equipment or tools.
I can always tell when someone behind me is swing at me. Whenever I sense someone staring, I turn around just in time 8. A remarkably high number of artists and writers suffer from a to catch them looking away. serious mood disorder such as manic-depressive illness or 1. The number of appliances in your kitchen. m;Uor depression. So maybe there is something to the idea creativity and mood disorders are linked. 2. The length of time it takes you to fall asleep at night. 3. The amount ofjunk mail you 4.
A Beginner's Guide to Scientific Method (3rd Edition) by Stephen S. Carey