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1.5: Correlation and Causation

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causation

causation

Relationship between an event and another event in which one event causes the other event.
correlation

correlation

Mutual relationship between two or more things.
mechanism

mechanism

Process by which something takes place.
negative correlation

negative correlation

Mutual relationship between two or more things in which one changes in one direction and the other changes in the opposite direction.
positive correlation

positive correlation

Mutual relationship between two or more things in which both change in the same direction.

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Difficulty Level:

Basic

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6 , 7

Date Created:

Jan 04, 2013

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Jan 30, 2016
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