Query on the mission logic

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Why is the answer to below is False even though trucks break down the most as per the mission. Shouldn’t most frequent incident be equivalent to most frequent cause ?

  • Broken trucks are the most frequent cause of slow traffic. Assign the Boolean True or False to sentence_1.

If you go back to screen #3 you can see this quote:

Notice that we’re not asking what’s causing the traffic congestion. The answer to this is that there are just too many cars on the road. We’re asking what factors worsen the situation.

In other words, these are factors for bad traffic, they aren’t necessarily the cause of bad traffic. If the word “cause” were swapped for “factor,” the sentence would be true.

thanks! That’s the whole idea i guess, at this stage, to find correlations and correlation is not causation necessarily.

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