Informally fit a line to data. Judge the fit of the line and make predictions about the data based on the line.
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For each graph shown below, draw a line that best represents the data points in the graph. Describe your thought process in drawing your lines.
The table below includes data from a Midwestern city about the sizes and sale prices of various homes sold in this city in 2013. The scatter plot that represents the table is also shown below.
Grade 8 Mathematics > Module 6 > Topic B > Lesson 8 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.This scatter diagram shows the lengths and widths of the eggs of some American birds.
Birds' Eggs from the Summative Assessment Tasks for Middle School is made available through the Mathematics Assessment Project under the CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 license. Copyright © 2007-2015 Mathematics Assessment Resource Service, University of Nottingham. Accessed June 21, 2017, 11:01 a.m..
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The following resources include problems and activities aligned to the objective of the lesson that can be used to create your own problem set.
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The plot below is a scatter plot of mean temperatures in July and mean inches of rain per year for a sample of Midwestern cities. A line is drawn to fit the data.
Grade 8 Mathematics > Module 6 > Topic B > Lesson 8 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
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