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Linear Regression and the 2010 Winter Olympics

Published on 04/17/2010

Activity Overview

Students will use data collected from several winter Olympic games in order to predict the winning time for the 2010 Men's 10000 Meter Speed Skating Event. The relationship is linear and the data has a very good correlation coefficient which allows students to make some good predictions.

Before the Activity

This document assumes that students have calculated regression formulas both by hand and calculator.