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Video Tutorial: Line of Best Fit

This video looks at the Line of Best Fit. A real-world data set is analyzed, from which a linear function in slope-intercept is derived. Students are shown how to find the line of best fit using a TI graphing calculator. Strategies for estimating the line of best fit are also explored. 

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Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.SP.A.2, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.SP.A.3, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.ID.B.6
Duration 4 minutes
Grade Range 8 - 10
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Linear Functions and Equations
        • Slope-Intercept Form
    • Probability and Data Analysis
        • Data Analysis
Copyright Year 2021
Keywords line of best fit, linear regression