a student is investigating the effect of plants on inbox air quality and states if plants are added to an indoor environment the air quality will improve this statement is an example of. a. a theory. b. a procedure. c. observations d. a hypothesis
So all we know is that the student stated something ("if plants are added to an indoor environment the air quality will improve "). This is only a statement - it's not a test whether this statement is true yet. So the correct answer is: it is a hypothesis.