Exploring Real-World Data Lesson Seed

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Real life isn't perfect, so don't expect a function to perfectly fit real-world data. Given some data on a practical situation, scholars plot it on a coordinate plane. They then identify the type of function that would best fit the graph.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils research their own data sets of interest and identify regression functions
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should have familiarity with different function types
  • An understanding of regression curves is a must
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  • Provides some discussion questions to use in lesson closure
  • Lists solutions to the activity
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