Exploration 8-1a: Introduction to Linear Regression is from Chapter 8: Fitting Functions to Data. Students will find the sum of the squares of the residuals for a function found by linear regression.
Before the Activity
Review the Teacher Resources PDF file.
Make copies of the Student Activity PDF file for your class.
During the Activity
Find the sum of the squares of the residuals for a function found by linear regression
Distribute the student activity sheets
Follow the procedures as outlined
After the Activity
As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.