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The Marble Experiment

Published on 12/15/2014

Activity Overview

Students determine, by examining a graph, if a data set has a positive or negative correlation coefficient.

Key Steps

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    Students will graph a scatterplot of data and determine a linear function that describes the data.

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    Students will determine the equation of a line of best fit to analyze and make predictions about data.Students will graph a scatterplot of data and determine a linear function that describes the data.

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    Students will interpret the real-world significance of the slope and y-intercept of a linear model.