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Chemistry and Society Paper
Chemistry is all around from the air we breathe to the water we drink, most people are not thinking of chemicals, but natural substances. Chemistry explains how the properties and behavior of chemicals are composed of atoms and molecules. The agricultural industry uses this knowledge to determine weaknesses and strengths in the crops they grow to determine yields. For instance a farmer may be having a problem growing a certain crop due to a deficiency of a needed element. I work for a company that provides needed elements for this industry. Verdesian Life Sciences provides nutrient based products for farmers. Accuracy and precision are concepts of great value to be successful. The products we provide must be accurate and precise to our claims regarding the guarantee analysis. Accuracy is the degree of closeness to true value based on a single factor or measurement. Precision is the degree to which an instrument or process will repeat the same value based on multiple measurements. Example will be the guaranteed analysis of a product that provides nitrogen, phosphate and potassium. When you test the product you are testing for the accuracy of the claim, however the precision is the result of using the product multiple times.
Scientific method is a series of steps to prove a theory based on analysis from an actual experiment. We start with a question and based on our knowledge we form a hypothesis for the best answer. To prove or disapprove the hypothesis we must lay out a procedure to prove our theory with actual experiments. The data from the experiments is analyzed to determine the conclusion.
We use the scientific method every day from daily choices to life choices. However my line of work thrives on the scientific method to determine the best products needed for the agricultural industry. A problem is discovered, we create the product…...

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