A Lesson Regarding Causation, Correlation, and Costs in Education

Correlation: a relation existing between phenomena or things or between mathematical or statistical variables which tend to vary, be associated, or occur together in a way not expected on the basis of chance alone.  Causation: the act or process of causing; the act or agency which produces an effect.  Cost: the outlay or expenditure (as of effort or sacrifice) made to achieve an object-Merriam Webster Dictionary


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