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AP Statistics Chapter 4 Section 2
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Vocab 1. Extrapolation 2. Lurking variables 3. Causation 4. Common response 5. Confounding 6. Experiment
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Association does not necessarily imply Causation. Association could be: 1. Causation: Changes in x cause changes in y. Cigarette smoking causes lung cancer.
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or 2. Common Response: Changes in both x and y are caused by changes in a lurking
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Unformatted text preview: variable z. Lung cancer and smoking are both responses to a genetic predisposition. OR 3. Confounding: The effect of x on y is confounded with the effect of a lurking variable z. “Sloppy lifestyle” has a confounding impact on the connection between smoking and lung cancer....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2011 for the course MATH 1070 taught by Professor Akbas during the Fall '08 term at Georgia State.

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