Unit 6, Lesson 11, Grade 8 icon
Unit 6, Lesson 11

Using Linear Models in a Data Context

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Students recognize and justify that a linear model can be used to fit data. Students interpret the slope of a linear model to answer questions or to solve a problem. In a previous lesson, students were given bivariate numerical data where there was an exact linear relationship between two variables. Students identified which variable was the predictor variable (i.e., independent variable) and which was the predicted variable (i.e., dependent variable).

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