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The correlation between the number of visitors to the state of Florida and the number of shark attacks since 1990 is 0.946. Should the number of visitors to Florida be reduced in an attempt to reduce shark attacks? Explain your reasoning.

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The correlation between the number of visitors to the state of Florida and the number of shark attacks since $1990$ measures the linear association between the two variables. It does not mean that there is causation between the two variables. Therefore, we cannot say that the number of visitors to Florida should be reduced in an attempt to reduce shark attacks

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