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How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find a Negative Correlation?
Organize your data on a graph. Use the data, pair them up as coordinate pairs, then graph them, resulting in a scatter plot. But how, you ask? Watch this tutorial to learn the step-by-step process needed to draw a scatter plot and determine the data has a correlation.
2 mins 6th - 11th Math 3 Views 1 Download
How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find a Positive Correlation?
You can use a scatter plot to determine if there is a positive, negative, or no correlation between the given data. After graphing data you need to find a line of fit, a line that best represents the data you've graphed. It will be the line of slope you'll look at to determine the correlation.
2 mins 6th - 11th Math 3 Views 1 Download
What's a Scatter Plot?
Scatter plots refer to a graph of given data. Scatter plots offer a way to look at information and allows the observer to analyze and interpret possible meanings and trends of the given data. Predictions can often be made based on the patterns that appear on the graph.
1 min 6th - 12th Math 5 Views 5 Downloads
In this Algebra I/Geometry/Algebra II worksheet, students create a scatter plot and analyze the data to determine if the data show any type of correlation. The four page worksheet provides extensive explanation of topic, step-by-step directions, and one problem.
9th - 11th Math 17 Views 112 Downloads
Comparison of Two Different Gender Sports Teams - Part 3 of 3 Scatter Plots and Lines of Best Fit
Students create a scatter plot for bivariate data and find the trend line to describe the correlation for the sports teams. In this scatter plot lesson plan, students analyze data, make predictions,and use observations about sports data using a scatter plot to find the line of best fit.
9th - 10th Math 5 Views 53 Downloads
What is the Relationship?
When comparing data, it either has a positive or negative relationship, or no relationship at all. Let your learners pick their own topics for research and display their data on a scatter plot to show the relationships. The activity guides the instructor through the task and provides a variety of follow-up questions to encourage discussion on the outcome of the relationships.
6th - 9th Math 16 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Is Bigger Better?--Just ask the scatter plot!
Seventh graders complete a math lab experiment to find the correlation between height and vertical jump. They start with a hypothesis via a math journal and complete the scatter plot using the TI-83. Students identify, analyze and create linear relations, sequences, and functions using symbols, graphs, tables, diagrams and written descriptions.
7th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Area and Perimeter
Learners investigate area and perimeter of various shapes. In this area and perimeter of various shapes lesson, students record how area of shapes change when a dimension is doubled, halved, quartered, etc. Learners make scatter plots of radii v.
9th - 12th Math 35 Views 219 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Scatter Plots and Trends - Math Help
Introduce learners to the use and function of a scatter plot. Using the example of a how many traffic tickets a woman received in a ten year period, the tutor explains how to create the scatter plot, label the x and y axis, and plot points on the graph.
3 mins 7th - 9th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
da Vinci: Body Proportion Theories
Middle schoolers investigate the validity of da Vinci's proportion theory by recording human measurements on scatter plots. In groups of three, they record each other's height and wingspan to create a Powerpoint presentation, chart, or plot demonstrating their conclusions.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 175 Downloads
Fitting a Line to Data
Sal trades his tablet for an Excel spreadsheet in this video, which covers fitting data to a line. Using a word problem about median income, he not only solves the problem but demonstrates how to successfully use scatter plots and Excel tools in math problems.
8 mins 7th - 11th Math 7 Views 5 Downloads
Circles, Circles, Everywhere!
Students explore the concept of circles. In this circles instructional activity, students use their Ti-Nspire to collect data on various circles of different sizes. Students measure the diameter and circumference of the circles and plot the data in a scatter plot of diameter v.
9th - 12th Math 4 Views 33 Downloads