Causal Reasoning

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Read section 3,4 (p. 158-169) to investigate the complications of causality, particularly as it relates to correlation. Sometimes, two correlated events share a common cause, and sometimes correlation is merely accidental. 

Complete exercises 25 and 26 to practice determining sufficient evidence for causation and determining accidental correlation. Check your answers against the answer keys on pages 232-233.