This Least-Squares Regression interactive also includes:
Less is best when looking at residuals. Scholars use an interactive to informally fit a linear regression line to data on a scatter plot. The interactive provides a correct best fit line with residuals and correlation coefficient to check their answers.
- Have the class research real-world data sets to use in the activity
- Be sure computers meet the software requirements listed in the resource
- Teachers may need to create an account to access the tips sheet
- Provides 10+ sets of sample real-world data to use
- Includes several lesson plans created by teachers