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Children who have lost some baby teeth have better arithmetic skills than children who have not lost any baby teeth. In fact, the more baby teeth a child has lost, the better his/her arithmetic skills tend to be.

Which of the following statements is most likely true?

There is a correlation here, and improving arithmetic skills causes the loss of baby teeth.
There is a correlation here, but there is not a direct causal relationship between losing baby teeth and arithmetic skills.
There is no correlation between arithmetic skills and losing baby teeth.
There is a correlation here, and losing baby teeth causes arithmetic skills to improve.
I think it is the last one

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  1. not a chance.

    Think about it -- you lose your baby teeth as you get older...

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  2. The older you get the more you learn. I get that it doesn't really relate but it kinda makes sense. Is it the second one?

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  3. I'd have to see a lot more hard scientific evidence before I'd believe that.

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