Bottle shop barometer of bashings
- This article discusses correlation and implies a cause-effect
relationship in the third paragraph. Discuss the nature of the
association variables used.
- Compare this article to the one, "Beer gets blame for
violent crime rate", and discuss the reasonableness of the
cause-effect claim in each case.
- Sketch a scatter plot showing what the relationship claimed
in the article might look like (see the last paragraph).
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