Biology

what is Difference between Hypothesis and Theory?

Difference between Hypothesis and Theory in tabular form

Hypothesis Theory
                                                                                      Definition
The hypothesis is the statement made by scientists about a certain phenomenon, on the basis of available information. The theory is a set of scientific assumptions with one another and supported by evidence, but not fully proved.
                                                                                           Basis
It is made on intelligent guesses made by scientists. It is made on gradual accumulation of indirect evidences in favor of hypothesis.
                                                                                       Example
“Plasmodium is the cause of malaria”. “Theory of evolution”.

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