tentative explanation

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The best albeit inadequate and highly tentative explanation that I have heard is that it fits with our cognitive biases, because it tells us what we want to hear.
Furthermore, by placing the lesson segment "tentative explanation" before the lesson segment "method" in the first two steps of the preparation sequence, it would be relatively easy for students to think of an appropriate method because the tentative explanation would constrain the problem space and, thus, support students in finding a method.
While debates will continue, a tentative explanation can be offered: Flirtation with authoritarianism could be linked more to millennia of Arab history and culture rather than with Islam as such.
The methodology proceeds either by experimental reasoning with logical and consistent coherence as in mathematics, or by observation, tentative explanation, controlled experimentation, and inducible conclusions as in the life sciences.
Hypothesis: A tentative explanation for an observation, phenomenon or scientific problem that can be tested by further investigation.
Bucca suggested that the tentative explanation of how iron deficiency causes cough is based on the knowledge that iron deficiency impairs immunologic defenses and induces the release of inflammatory cytokines.
A hypothesis can be defined as a tentative explanation for a phenomenon or an investigable question.
Cohen suggests several tentative explanations for this disparity, the strongest of which is that the Torah commentary predated the attacks on Rhineland Jewry in 1096 by Christians associated with the first Crusade.
In this way, this study will be able to provide some tentative explanations as to the changes in the students' mental or intellectual organization of the concept of knowledge.
Although not quite "theoretical foundations," the first section introduces tentative explanations for the field.
Some auditors "quantify" the dollar impact of all tentative explanations of differences.
Nevertheless, the authors conclude that partial or tentative explanations at the molecular level can be given for most syndromes.

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