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Skills of Science - Graphical Analysis

Published on 06/24/2012

Activity Overview

In this lesson, students will graph different data sets to determine the mathematical relationship.

Objectives

  • Students will interpret a graph.
  • Students will linearize data to find the mathematical relationship between two variables.

Vocabulary

  • data
  • directly proportional
  • inverse
  • inversely proportional
  • linear
  • quadratic

About the Lesson

The student will graph different data sets to determine the mathematical relationship.
As a result, students will:

  • Learn to recognize whether a relationship is linear or non-linear.
  • Learn to linearize data in order to determine the mathematical relationship.