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Title: Impact of a Superstar
Url: http://illuminations.nctm.org/Lesson.aspx?id=2303
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Description: This math lesson from Illuminations has students use technology tools to plot and interpret data. The material incorporates data from two NBA teams' 2004-2005 seasons. The lesson asks students to identify lines of best fit and detect outliers when plotting data. Students will also compare lines of best fit in respect to that data. The material is appropriate for grades 9-12 and should require 1 class period to complete.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Combinatorics. Combinatorial analysis -- Graph theory
Science -- Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, examinations
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Industrial engineering -- Applied mathematics. Quantitative methods -- Data processing
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Technology
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Graphs
Mathematics -- Measurement
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
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Audience: Secondary Education
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Language: English
Rights: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-12-07 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-11-08 13:58:34 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff  Scout Staff
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Resource URL Clicks: 18
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