# Activities

• • • ##### Subject Area

• Math: Statistics: Describing Bivariate Data

• ##### Author 9-12

50 Minutes

• ##### Device
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS
• TI-Nspire™ Navigator™
• TI-Nspire™
• TI-Nspire™ CAS
• ##### Software

TI-Nspire™
TI-Nspire™ CAS

3.0

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Monopoly and Regression

#### Activity Overview

This lesson involves analyzing the association between the number of spaces from Go and the cost of the property on a standard Monopoly board.

#### Objectives

• Students will analyze the linear association between two variables and interpret the association in the context of a given scenario.
• Students will calculate a least-squares regression line and interpret the coefficients.
• Students will determine the appropriateness of a least-squares regression plot by analyzing residuals and the effects of unusual points on the line.

#### Vocabulary

• coefficient of determination
• correlation coefficient
• explanatory variable
• influential point
• least-squares regression line
• outlier
• response variable
• scatter plot
• slope
• y-intercept