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Is there a correlation between the number of coffee shops and the amount of crime in a given area? In this quick exercise, your class will examine the data, interpret the results, and discuss their conclusion. Concepts covered include correlation coefficient and least-squares line as well as the difference between correlation and causation. This short activity makes a good warm up at the beginning of class, or a quick assessment at the end of class.