Ch 5: Correlation & Causation in Math

About This Chapter

What is the difference between correlation and causation in math? Use this short chapter to test what you know about these statistical concepts if you are preparing for math tests, year-end assessments or college placement exams.

Correlation & Causation in Math - Chapter Summary

Short, engaging video and text lessons clearly explain correlation and causation as well as response variable as the concept applies to statistics. Examples and definitions are used to simplify this material and make it accessible to all learners. Once you have completed your review of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Differentiate between correlation and causation
  • Interpret correlations
  • Define response variable in statistical terms

Brief lessons take less than 10 minutes to review and can be accessed at any time, from any device. Lesson transcripts are also printable so you can create handy reference tools if needed. Take self-assessment quizzes to measure the depth of your knowledge following each lesson and track your progress through this chapter on your Dashboard.

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