Explain the difference between correlation and causation in the contexts of both numerical and categorical data.
Algebra 1 Example: There is a strong positive correlation between the number of Nobel prizes won by country and the per capita chocolate consumption by country. Does this mean that increased chocolate consumption in America will increase the United States of America’s chances of a Nobel prize winner?
Subject Area: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Strand: Data Analysis and Probability
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved