The Effects of Outliers
Young statisicians investigate the correlation between data points, outliers, and a curve. They examine outliers and their effect on the regression line. They answer a set of questions to complete the activity.
8th - 11th Math 12 Views 13 Downloads
Interpreting Residuals from a Line
What does an animal's gestation period have to do with its longevity? Use residuals to determine the prediction errors based upon a least-square regression line. This second instructional activity on residuals shows how to use residuals...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Statistics-Investigate Patterns of Association in Bivariate Data
Young mathematicians construct and analyze patterns of association in bivariate data using scatter plots and linear models. The sixth chapter of a 10-part eighth grade workbook series then prompts class members to construct and interpret...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Equal Salaries for Equal Work?
Learners perform data analysis and draw conclusions bound to stir lively debate in a statistical activity. Starting with data comparing men's and women's wages, the class performs two different kinds of regressions to determine trends....
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Working with Matrices
Rows and rows of data may look overwhelming, but they are actually very helpful. A math lesson plan introduces matrices as a way to store and display data. Pupils take gathered data and organize it in a matrix, so they can easily access...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable