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17 April, 14:38

The number of grams of calorie-free sodium in a restaurant meal is compared to the total number of calories in the meal. The correlation coefficient relating the two variables is 0.74.

Which best describes the strength of the correlation, and what is true about the causation between the variables?

It is a weak positive correlation, and it is not likely causal.

It is a weak positive correlation, and it is likely causal.

It is a strong positive correlation, and it is not likely causal.

It is a strong positive correlation, and it is likely causal.

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  1. 17 April, 16:33
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    The correct answer for this question is "It is a strong positive correlation, and it is not likely causal." The statement that best describes the strength of the correlation, and what is true about the causation between the variables is that it is a strong positive correlation, and it is not likely causal.
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