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Building Your Own Regression Model

Robert Horton, Vicki Phillips, John Kenelly 

April 2004, Volume 97, Issue 4, Page 284

Abstract:
A method used in Algebra II class to explore regression with a spreadsheet. Several advantages helped the students learn at deep levels: they were not restricted to predetermined models available on their graphing calculators, they were forced to think about and estimate the parameters, and they could define the error in the model and then minimize it.

Keywords:
Article
Computers
Conceptual Development
Grades 9-12
Regression
Teacher
Modeling