# Question: a How are experiments and correlational designs similar in their

(a) How are experiments and correlational designs similar in their purpose?

(b) What is the distinguishing characteristic between an experiment and a correlational study?

(b) What is the distinguishing characteristic between an experiment and a correlational study?

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