8.5 Relationships in Data

Beginning Lesson

Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=d01cd641339a7a01b8414b0af5a9cad9eacefa84f99534473dcd936be752a91d

The Biggest Loser

How should the winner of The Biggest Loser be chosen? Students model weight loss with linear equations, and use percent change to compare absolute and relative weight loss for several contestants. They also examine historical data to determine which method produces the fairer game.

Topic: Functions (F), Statistics and Probability (SP)

Middle Lesson

Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=cb6d2ad6c6799b88214fe575de3d1f08fd4c6093d9628f6b94e1c445948e89c5

The Reel Deal

How has the length of popular movies changed over time? Students use scatterplots to examine linear and nonlinear patterns in data and make predictions about the future.

Topic: Statistics and Probability (SP)

End Lesson

Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=34882094bbd770c078cd63cc18f42ecc1fe032fdd323fc29341fb12e3e8de34d

Let Down Your Hair

How fast does hair grow? Students analyze a scatterplot, create a line of best fit, and interpret slope as the rate of hair growth over time.

Topic: Functions (F), Statistics and Probability (SP)