Use a line of best fit on a scatter graph

In this lesson, we will learn how to draw and interpret a line of best fit on a scatter graph

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.The scatter graph shows the scores on a Maths test and the scores on an English test. Which point would be considered as an outlier?

1/3

Q2.The scatter graph shows the scores on a Maths test and the scores on an English test. Describe the correlation.

2/3

Q3.The scatter graph shows the scores on a Maths test and the participants shoe size. Describe the correlation.

3/3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.The scatter graph shows the scores on a Maths test and the scores on an English test. Which point would be considered as an outlier?

1/3

Q2.The scatter graph shows the scores on a Maths test and the scores on an English test. Describe the correlation.

2/3

Q3.The scatter graph shows the scores on a Maths test and the participants shoe size. Describe the correlation.

3/3

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Quiz:

Use a line of best fit on a scatter graph

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which scatter graph shows a correct line of best fit?

1/3

Q2.The scatter graph shows the scores on a Maths test and the scores on an English test. Use the line of best fit to estimate the English score of a student who scores 40 on the Maths test.

2/3

Q3.The scatter graph shows the age and value of some cars. Use the line of best fit to estimate the age of a car valued at £3000.

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Use a line of best fit on a scatter graph

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which scatter graph shows a correct line of best fit?

1/3

Q2.The scatter graph shows the scores on a Maths test and the scores on an English test. Use the line of best fit to estimate the English score of a student who scores 40 on the Maths test.

2/3

Q3.The scatter graph shows the age and value of some cars. Use the line of best fit to estimate the age of a car valued at £3000.

3/3

Lesson summary: Use a line of best fit on a scatter graph

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