MA 105: Scatter Plot Investigation

  1. Create a scatter plot of the data from one of tables 3.28-3.31.

  2. Is this data linear?




  3. If so, draw the line of best fit. If not, explain why not.




  4. If the data is linear, find the equation of the line of best fit.




  5. If you have time, enter the data into your computer (or calculator) and find the line of best fit predicted by the computer.




  6. Is the computer model as good as, better than, or worse than your model? Why?