e_648 - C auseand C lation orre 3/30/11 What is C ? ause...

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3/30/11 Cause and Correlation
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/30/11 What is Cause? --verb 1. to be the cause of; bring about; precipitate; be the reason for Synonyms: consideration, explanation, stimulation, precipitate, antecedent, foundation, inducement (dictionary.com) 3. the reason or motive for some human action: The good news was a cause for rejoicing. –noun 2. .a person or thing that acts, happens, or exists in such a way that some specific thing happens as a result; the producer of an effect: You have been the cause of much anxiety. What was the cause of the accident?
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/30/11 What’s an Example of Cause? A bicyclist moves into the traffic lane in order to pass a truck illegally parked in the bike lane. The driver of a car approaching from the rear slams on her brakes in order to avoid hitting the bicycle. A following car fails to stop in time, and smashes into the back of the first. The insurance companies disagree about who should be held responsible,
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