Determine the function of best fit and create a linear equation from least squares regression using technology.
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Draw a line of best fit for the data shown comparing the arm length in centimeters as a function of the foot length in centimeters. Write the equation of the line of best fit.
Draw a line of best fit. Write the equation of the line.
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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 scatterplot below displays the elevation and mean number of clear days per year of U.S. cities. Two lines are shown on the scatterplot. Which represents the least squares line? Explain your choice.
Algebra I > Module 2 > Topic D > Lesson 14 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..
1. Below is a scatterplot of foal birth weight and mare’s weight.
Algebra I > Module 2 > Topic D > Lesson 14 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..