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UNIT 5 DISCUSSION 1 2 If correlation does not imply causation, what does it imply? Correlation implies that despite the fact that two variables are connected or related, it does not imply that they are being caused by the other variable (Warner, 2013, p.316). This indicates that, correlation is a quantitative linear association between two variables implying the extent of connection between the variable under the study. This because correlation is a measure of extend two variables are closely related. For instance, if A and B happens, it implies that they have connection however not that A made B happen. Moreover, on the off chance that one variable is changed, it will not be immediately made changes of the other variable. Are there ever any circumstances when a correlation can be interpreted as evidence for
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