Linear Regression (and Best Fit)
Students explore notions of relationships between two variables. They use discussion, games, worksheets, spreadsheets to consider relationships such as: height vs. shoe size, cricket chirping vs. temperature.
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New Review Linear Curve of Best Fit
Is foot length to forearm length a linear association? The class collects data of fellow scholars' foot length and the length of their forearms. They plot the data and find a line of best fit. Using that line, they make predictions of...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Modeling a Context from Data (part 2)
Forgive me, I regress. Building upon previous modeling activities, the class examines models using the regression function on a graphing calculator. They use the modeling process to interpret the context and to make predictions based...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Predicting the Future with Best-fit Lines
What career will actually use this math? The activity has pupils determine a best-fit line for given data. Using their best-fit line, they then make predictions before discussing as a class what careers might use scatter plots and...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed