Education Technology

Lines Of Best Fit

Published on 10/20/2009

Activity Overview

It is a modelling activity in which students will try to fit the movable line to match the given data by minimising the sum of residual squares.

Before the Activity

• This activity is designed to be student-centered with the teacher acting as a facilitator while students work cooperatively. The student worksheet is intended to guide students through the main ideas of the activity and provide a place to record their observations.