Ice cream sales and the number of shark attacks have a positive correlation. The conclusion that eating ice cream causes shark attacks is A) justifiable, because the milk in ice cream attracts sharks.

Ice cream sales and the number of shark attacks have a positive correlation. The conclusion that eating ice cream causes shark attacks is A) justifiable, because the milk in ice cream attracts sharks. B) justifiable, because a positive correlation implies causation. C) not justifiable, because a positive correlation negates causation. D) not justifiable, because ice cream sales and shark attacks both rise during the summer.

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