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Analyzing Residuals

Unit 5: Modeling With Statistics
Lesson 17 of 19

Objective: SWBAT informally calculate residuals from a line of best fit in order to determine how well the line models the data.

Big Idea: So how good is your line of best fit? Students interpret residuals for a line of best fit using online applets.

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Math, best fit line, Statistics, modeling, scatterp, Residual, correlation, 9th grade
  45 minutes
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