Least-Squares Regression

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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.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have the class research real-world data sets to use in the activity
Classroom Considerations
  • Be sure computers meet the software requirements listed in the resource
  • Teachers may need to create an account to access the tips sheet
Pros
  • Provides 10+ sets of sample real-world data to use
  • Includes several lesson plans created by teachers
Cons
  • None