Correlation and Causation

In this lesson, we will investigate the relationship between causation and correlation.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of the following is the most appropriate line of best fit for the data?

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Q2.The scatter graph below shows the shoe size and height of different secondary students. If a student had a shoe size of 6, what would you expect their height to be?

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Q3.Thinking about the scatter graph above, which of the statements would you agree with the LEAST? Select one.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the following is the most appropriate line of best fit for the data?

1/3

Q2.The scatter graph below shows the shoe size and height of different secondary students. If a student had a shoe size of 6, what would you expect their height to be?

2/3

Q3.Thinking about the scatter graph above, which of the statements would you agree with the LEAST? Select one.

3/3

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Bivariate Data Lesson 5:

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Q1.There is a positive correlation between lung cancer and smoking. Which of these statements is most likely to be true?

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Q2.There is a positive correlation between the number of pets people own, and the number of books people read. Which of these statements is most likely to be true?

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Q3.What correlation would you expect to see between the variables weekly salary and amount spent on food per week?

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Q4.Which of the following statements is most likely to be true?

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Bivariate Data Lesson 5:

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.There is a positive correlation between lung cancer and smoking. Which of these statements is most likely to be true?

1/4

Q2.There is a positive correlation between the number of pets people own, and the number of books people read. Which of these statements is most likely to be true?

2/4

Q3.What correlation would you expect to see between the variables weekly salary and amount spent on food per week?

3/4

Q4.Which of the following statements is most likely to be true?

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Lesson summary: Correlation and Causation

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