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The scientific method is a systematic and logical approach to understanding the natural world through empirical observation, experimentation, and the formulation and testing of hypotheses and theories. The scientific method is a step-by-step approach in studying natural phenomena and establishing laws which govern these phenomena. Any scientific method involves the following general features. (i) Systematic observation (ii) Controlled experimentation (iii) Qualitative and quantitative reasoning (iv) Mathematical modeling (v) Prediction and verification or falsification of theories (i) Systematic observation: Scientific inquiry begins with careful and methodical observation of natural phenomena. This involves gathering data through various means, such as direct observation, measurement, or using specialized instruments, to collect qualitative and quantitative information about the phenomenon under study. (ii) Controlled experimentation: After making observations, scientists design and c