ERIC Number: EJ928277
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
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Reference Count: 12
Understanding Student Attempts to Find a Line of Fit
Sorto, M. Alejandra; White, Alexander; Lesser, Lawrence M.
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v33 n2 p49-52 Sum 2011
The least squares method of fitting a line is not one that naturally occurs to students. We present three tasks to understand student views on how lines may be fit.
Descriptors: Least Squares Statistics, Graphs, Teaching Methods, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Activities
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