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Statistics: correlation and causation

Describe a time in your life that you used correlation to make a decision. Use a paragraph to explain.

What was the result?

Explain

Did you wrongly feel that correlation was the same as causation?

Based on the previous question you just answered. Why or why not - (I want to make sure I understand what correlation and causation mean and how they are very different).

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In my undergraduate Basic Statistics Class, I had to make a project in which I had to measure the correlation between height and weight of my classmates.

Therefore, I've asked my colleagues to tell me their weight and height, and put the data in EXCEL. Then, the CORREL ...

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This solution of 190 words discusses about correlation and causation.

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