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# False Conclusions: A Real World Example for Statistics

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Name a situation in which a relationship exists in which people tend to jump to false conclusions about one variable causing the other?

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This 200 word response outlines a real world example in which faulty conclusions may be drawn in terms of causation of a variable.

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Hi there,

The topic that you have brought up is an interesting one. Often times, the line "correlation doesn't mean causation" is used to describe such relationships and the false conclusions that arise from them. I'd like to tell you of a situation that was related to me in a statistics class to outline the ...

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