This activity is intended to be an introduction to the TI-Nspire Lists and Spreadsheets feature and could be used for students, preservice teachers, and teachers. Participants will begin by putting data on a spreadsheet and using a formula to find additional values. Create a scatter plot and find a line of best fit.
Linear function, spreadsheet, scatter plot, regression equation
Before the Activity
Define, discuss, and bring in examples of linear functions as well as spreadsheets.
During the Activity
Classroom management tips
Work in pairs or small group for assistance and collaboration.