In Research and Methodology class, the first topic in the subject is to discuss what is a hypothesis, theory and law. This is to know the difference between these three and by knowing the difference we will understand what these three is all about. So here, let see what other people say about hypothesis, theory and law.

There are hierarchy between these three and other people shows it in the pyramid image as shows below


As we can see Law is above everything and hypothesis is the lowest among these three although it is above observation. While Theory is in between Law and Hypothesis. Now what is the difference between Law and Theory. Here the picture shows the difference between these two.

So that’s it! I hope it helps you to slightly understand what is different between Hypothesis, Theory and Law.