Explanatory power is the capacity that a hypothesis or theory possess to effectively explain its subject matter. Explanatory power of a hypothesis is measured on the following criteria.
1. Providing more facts.
2. Changing the surprising facts into matter of course.
3. Highly accurate and precise.
4. Predictive power.
5. Depends more on observations.
6. Fewer assumptions.
7. More testable by the experiment.
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