# Statistics: Correlation Between Two Events

Research has shown that the people often see a correlation between two events when one does not really exist. Why do you think this happens? Can you think of at least two situations in which this should not occur and at least two situations in which it is more likely to occur?

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Sometimes it happens that the correlation exists between two variables when it really does not hold true - it is only due to the data. Statistics can calculate the correlation between any two variables. Wherever there is data, we can calculate statistics based on ...

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This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation for correlation coefficient. Two situations are given in which we can find the significant relationship between two variables and also two situations are given in which we can find the insignificant relationship between two variables.