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• Modeling Orbital Debris Problems - … approached from several perspectives: Students can manually create a best-fit line and check its predictions against those generated by the … quantities to the vastness of space, even the relatively "close fitting" sphere in which payloads orbit Earth. This activity has students … conjectures, draw conclusions, and explain and justify their answers. Curve fitting is a statistical topic that integrates easily into the study …
• Smokey Bear Takes Algebra - … of fuel is a much better fit than the linear models and a somewhat better fit than the quadratic; nonetheless, students with minimal experience with regression can find a line of best fit. NCTM Standards and Expectations Algebra 9-12 Use symbolic expressions …
• The Effects of Outliers - … a set of data points and a curve used to fit the data points. As students work with bivariate data in … SHOW GRAPH to see the regression line. * Does the line fit the points well? * Does the equation show a positive slope … -world example where you would find a line of best fit. In that real situation, what would be an outlier? How …
• Soda Cans - … be covered by cans, to prove that the cans will fit, or to verify that they have found the maximum number … a small prize for the student who is able to fit the most cans on the shelf. Once students have considered various arrangements and understand how the cans fit together, proceed to the second problem of this lesson: Consider …