Unit 6, Lesson 5, Grade 8 icon
Unit 6, Lesson 5

Describing Trends in Scatter Plots

Open Up Resources 55 min(s)

Fit a line to data shown in a scatter plot. Describe the general trend in a scatter plot that suggests a linear association. Learning targets: students can say whether data in a scatter plot has a positive or negative association (or neither). They use fitted lines to help them understand this language and tie it back to their work in an earlier unit on linear relationships.

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