8.1 Linear Regression. Lesson Obj : IWBAT find the equation of a line that best fits a set of data. Guiding Question: How can we model data linearly?. Linear Function: Either Or m = slope, b is y-intercept.
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Lesson Obj: IWBAT find the equation of a line that best fits a set of data.
m = slope, b is y-intercept
Table of Points.
Is this as accurate as we can be?
Notice that there are places where there is space between the line and points.
How can we use that to better our linear function?
The distance between the actual points and the line are called residuals and are found by subtracting what the equation gives from the actual value.