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Misuse of Statistics

QuestionAnswer
Correlation is not _________ Causation
A good sample of the population being studied will be the right size and ___________ Random
If a sample is not random it creates ____________ Measurement Bias
If a sample is not the right size it creates ___________ Measurement Bias
Measuring the housing market in North Carolina when making an inference about the entire East coast is an example of __________ Non-representative Sample
Lemonade sales increase when it is warmer than 75 degrees. Weather and lemonade are __________ Correlated. "NOT CAUSE"
Pulling names from a hat is a tool to create a ______ sample Random
Asking participants to taste test a yellow candy and a blue candy and select one can create bias. How can we prevent bias? Blinding
You are taking a survey and the question is leading. It seams advantageous to answer a specific way. What type of bias is this? Conscious KEYWORD: Benefit
A question is not leading, but you feel your boss might want you to answer a specific way Response You feel there is an "expected" response and may not answer honestly (no leading )
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