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    Scatterplots: correlation vs. causation

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    If you were to draw a scatter plot of the number of women in the workforce versus the number of Christmas trees sold in the United States for each year between 1930 and the present, you would find a very strong correlation. Why do you think this would be true? Does one cause the other?

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    This solution discusses correlation vs. causation in statistics.

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