$15.00 Ashford MAT 540 Week 2
Provide a link for a picture of a scatter plot where the r value is not given. Estimate what you think the r value would be and explain why.
Read the information in Chapter 3 of your text on correlation and causation and Example 6 titled “Spurious Correlation by Lurking Variables”. This describes an observed correlation that may be caused by the influence of a third variable. Describe and cite a study where the correlation may be spurious. Alternately, you may choose to create and describe your own study where the observed correlation may be influenced by a third variable.