# Introduction to Scatter Plots, Line of Best Fit, and the Prediction Equation

Unit 3: Linear Functions
Lesson 15 of 20

## Big Idea: The emphasis in this lesson is to take students a little beyond the basics of Scatter Plots to explain the correlation coefficient (r) and the coefficient of determination (r squared).

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best fit line, Math, correlation, scatterplot, linear modeling, Correlation Coefficient, correlation of determination, r value, r squared value
50 minutes

### Rhonda Leichliter

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