How it is acknowledged, correlation does not imply causation.

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illustrate this point with examples for business.

See example:

, correlation does not imply causation.
asked Nov 13 '11 at 02:16 Jose Villalta New member

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I'm not quite sure what your question is here. 

 

An example often sited is that a decrease in pirates at the same time as (correlating with) an increase in global warming does not mean that pirates keep global temperatures down (causation).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PiratesVsTemp(en).svg

 

Perhaps this will help: 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Correlation_does_not_imply_causation

link comment answered Nov 14 '11 at 10:37 Siân Harris Expert

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