A.3.9.3 Find Your Cause

People often use the phrase ‘correlation, not causation’ or ‘association, not causation’ to refer to these situations in which there is a relationship, but it is not a causal relationship. A causal relationship means that a change in one of the variables actually causes a change in the other variable.

Determine which condition each pair of variables has. Amount of power produced by solar panels and percentage of people wearing sunglasses while driving.

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Length of a people's feet in inches and their men’s shoe size.

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The number of hits by a certain baseball player per game for a season and the price of a barrel of oil on the day of the games.

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