This Graphing Calculator Investigation activity is from Glencoe Algebra 1 Chapter 13: Statistics, Lesson 13-3: Histograms. Students will make scatter plots and find the appropriate regression equations that best fit the data.
Before the Activity
Review the activity PDF file.
Make copies of the activity PDF file for your class.
During the Activity
Use the LinReg, QuadReg, and ExpReg functions of the graphing calculator to find the appropriate regression equations that best fits the data - linear, quadratic or exponential
State the coefficient of determination
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.