Line of Best Fit

Resource ID#: 11280 Type: Virtual Manipulative

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General Information

Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators educators, Students
Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter, Computers for Students, Internet Connection, LCD Projector, Java Plugin
Instructional Time: 45 Minute(s)
Keywords: line of best fit, graphing, ordered pair, coordinate, linear equation, scatter plot
Instructional Component Type(s): Virtual Manipulative
Instructional Design Framework(s): Confirmation Inquiry (Level 1), Learning Cycle (e.g., 5E)
Resource Collection: Games and Simulations

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Virtual Manipulative

Curve Fitting:

With a mouse, students will drag data points (with their error bars) and watch the best-fit polynomial curve form instantly. Students can choose the type of fit: linear, quadratic, cubic, or quartic. Best fit or adjustable fit can be displayed.

Type: Virtual Manipulative