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211 resources with the concept correlation

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Linear Systems: Least Squares Approximations

For Students Higher Ed
For this least squares approximation worksheet, students determine the number of solutions a given linear system has. They find the least square error and the equation of a line of best fit for a set of three points. Students find the...
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Integration: Statistics, Scatter Plots and Best-Fit Lines

For Teachers 8th - 9th
In this math worksheet, students identify the type (if any) of correlation on 6 scatter plots. They use information given on a table to create a scatter plot and identify the type of correlation. Students use the scatter plot to make...
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Lines of Best Fit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars determine if there is an associationm in a scatter plot of data. They analyze data through predictios, comparisons, and applications. Students calculate the line of best fit using a graphing calculator. They display data...
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Pickles: Death in a Jar!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners consider the concept of lurking variables and how statistical interpretations can be skewed. They evaluate data and participate in discussion groups on the limitations in using statistical techniques.
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Get a Half Life!

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use M&M's to experiment with data. They use a graphing calculator to determine the best equation for their data; linear, quadratic or exponential. They analyze the data to find the half-life of their M&M's.
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Line Best Fit

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students identify the line of best fit. In this statistics lesson, students analyze graphs and plots to identify positive, negative or no correlation. They find the line of best fit for different scatter plots.
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Tech Tip Sheet

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore linear equation through technology. In this technology lesson plan, students find the linear regression through the use of a TI on the computer. This assignment requires the TI-Nspire.
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Walk the Line: Straight Line Distance Graphs

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore linear equations.  In this Algebra I lesson plan, 9th graders investigate the walking motion necessary to create a linear function with data collected with a motion detector. 
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Least Squares Regression ID: 9825

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore linear regression.  In this Algebra II activity, 11th graders investigate scatter plots, residuals, and the sum of the squares of the residuals. 
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The Graduation Dilemma

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore data analysis.  In this Algebra I lesson, 9th graders collect and organize data to create a scatter plot.  Students use the regression feature of the calculator to find the line of best fit and use the equation to...
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Unit 13: Graphs, Correlation, Line of Best Fit

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Pupils explore the concepts of graphs, correlations, line of best fit, and the dipstick problem. In this graph, correlation, line of best fit and dipstick problem instructional activity, students solve problems on the above mentioned...
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Algebra I: Scatter Plots

For Students 9th - 10th
In this scatter plot instructional activity, students write an equation for a line that would fit the given scatter plot. They create scatter plots from given information. This two-page instructional activity contains eight problems.
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Learning Measurement Conversions through Statistics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students measure various items using a tape measure with U.S. customary units (inches) and metric units (millimeters and centimeters). They record measurements of ten items on the student activity sheet and enter the data into the TI-73...
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Introduction to Scatter Plots and Correlation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the concept of scatter plots. They compare baseball statistics to locate the ones that correlate with winning, and identify the positive, negative, and no correlation in sets of data using MS Excel.
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Commercial Salmon Fishing

For Students 9th - 12th
Students work with data about commercial fishing ofsalmon in Alaska. Students gather data, graph it, and analyze it.
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Line Of Best Fit: Feet & Forearms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students actively find the line of best fit. They gather their own data and then use a calculator to find the line of best fit, as well as the equation. They see how to use the TI 81 calculator in order to find the line of best fit.
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What Can Scatterplots Tell Us?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use data from surveys conducted with parents, peers and themselves to create computer-generated scatterplots. They make inferences from their scatterplots.
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Bungee M&M's

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders experiment with M&M's and a cup attached to a spring to to simulate a bungee jump. They graph the results of the experiment and make predictions for continuing the experiment. They determine the "line of best fit."
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Drops on a Penny

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders experiment to determine the number of drops of water a heads up penny hold. They create a stem and leaf graph of the class results and use the data for further experimentation on a tails up penny.