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Problem 8BSC

determine whether the given description corresponds to an observational study or an experiment. In each case, give a brief explanation of your choice.

Happiness Survey In a study sponsored by Coca-Cola, 12,500 people were asked what contributes most to their happiness, and 77% of the respondents said that it was their family or partner.

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Problem 8BSC

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We have In a study sponsored by Coca-Cola, 12,500 people were asked what contributes most to their happiness, and 77% of the respondents said that it was their family or partner.

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We need to determine whether the given description corresponds to an observational study or an experiment. In each case, give a brief explanation of your choice.

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Let us understand what is an observational study and what is an experimental study

Consider,

observational study: observational studies attempt to understand cause-and-effect relationships....

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