# Logic

One way to disconfirm the scientific hypothesis that chickens cannot fly would be to

look very hard for a chicken that can fly.
simply assert that chickens can fly.
simply assert that chickens cannot fly.

posted by Ms. Sue
2. simply assert that chickens cannot fly.

posted by SW
3. That answer has nothing to do with a scientific hypothesis.

posted by Ms. Sue
4. so which is it?

posted by SW
5. Do you know what "assert" means?

How would you try to PROVE that chickens can fly?

posted by Ms. Sue
6. would it be to ask someone or look for a chicken that can fly. they can fly but to a short distance from the roof top of a house to ground but not in great distance.

posted by SW
7. to assert means to confirm

posted by SW
8. Right. Show a chicken flying would be the scientific way to prove this.

posted by Ms. Sue
9. ok, then i think it would be to look for a chicken that can fly to prove them wrong

posted by SW
10. Right.

posted by Ms. Sue
11. thanks.

posted by SW
12. You're welcome.

posted by Ms. Sue

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