Students begin by collecting data on the cost of textbooks and the number of pages in the textbook. The students will graph the data, calculate the correlation coefficient and the regression equation. Based on their findings they will then make predictions. This lab is based on one from Collaborative Statistics by Illowsky and Dean. .

Student Learning Outcomes:
  • The student will calculate and construct the line of best fit between two variables.
  • The student will evaluate the relationship between two variables to determine if that relationship is significant.


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