Regression

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How good is the fit? Using an interactive, classmates create a scatter plot of bivariate data and fit their own lines of best fit. The applet allows pupils to display the regression line along with the correlation coefficient. As a final check, learners can judge the fitness of the lines using residuals.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the interactive any time it is needed to determine a line of best fit and correlation coefficient
Classroom Considerations
  • The class should know how to create a scatter plot
  • Plotted points are accurate to the thousandths place
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Provides directions to how to use the interactive
  • Displays residuals in both a table and a graph
Cons
  • None