Students will use the TI-84 Plus family to enter data, do a scatter plot and find the line of best fit, and explain how they could use it to predict future values.
Before the Activity
Review the activity PDF file
Make copies of the activity PDF file for your class
During the Activity
Enter data and do a scatter plot.
Find the line of best fit for the data.
Draw conclusions and predict future values.
Distribute the student activity sheets
Follow the procedures as outlined
After the Activity
As a class, review student progress, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.