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Chapter 20. Developing Hypotheses > Generating Alternatives

Generating Alternatives

When we develop hypotheses, it is easy to accept the first one we think of. But the first idea is not necessarily the best one. Often several interpretations are possible. Expanding our investigation to look at alternatives gives us a richer field from which to draw a good hypothesis.

We also can get caught up in thinking there are only two alternatives—a solution is either black or white. But most situations are not so limited. Often many alternatives exist.


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