Make a scatter plot of data and find the line of best fit to represent that data.
This video provides an explanation of the concept of fitting a line to data.
This video demonstrates a sample use of fitting a line to data.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Fitting Lines to Data.
To stimulate the critical thinking skills required to assess the validity of statements about the key concept using an Agree/Disagree Table.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary to determine answers using the table
Students will apply their understanding of using data to find the line of best fit using a graphing calculator to make predictions in carbon emissions.
Discover how linear regression can help scientists draw conclusions about newly discovered planets.
This study guide looks at finding equations for lines (in slope-intercept form, point-slope form, and standard form). It also looks at equations for parallel and perpendicular lines.
Practice eyeballing the line of best fit with this applet. Add up to 50 data points, then try to find the line that best fits the points.