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Week 7 Why is it a fallacy to confuse causation and correlation? Provide an example of a statement that confuses causation with correlation. In addition to your main response, you must also post substantive responses to at least two of your classmates’ posts in this thread. The terms correlation and causation are commonly misunderstood and used in place of each other when they do not in fact mean the same thing. According to the text, “Correlation does not equal causation! If no casual link exists between two things, then the correlation is mere coincidence” (Moore & Parker, 2017). The fallacy that causation and correlation fall under is
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  • Fall '17
  • Moore,Brooke Noel
  • Causality, Correlation does not imply causation, Moore & Parker

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