Algebra I Module 2, Topic D, Overview

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In Topic D, students analyze relationships between two quantitative variables using scatterplots and by summarizing linear relationships using the least squares regression line.  Models are proposed based on an understanding of the equations representing the models and the observed pattern in the scatter plot.  Students calculate and analyze residuals based on an interpretation of residuals as prediction errors.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
S.ID.6 Represent data on two quantitative variables on a scatter plot, and describe how the variables are...
S.ID.7 Interpret the slope (rate of change) and the intercept (constant term) of a linear model in the...
S.ID.8 Compute (using technology) and interpret the correlation coefficient of a linear fit.

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