PCMI: Line of Best Fit

Day 11 of the 2011 problem set starts a sequence that leads students into developing a formula for minimizing the least-square error. There are some good questions along the way, such as this one:

As long as we’re here, let’s catalog some other good PCMI problems involving the line of best fit:

 

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