Friday, October 29, 2010

CH 2 How to Do Curve Fitting with Linear Models

Write the project up as you would a science lab, sketching a picture for each step (letter) and showing your work. Scan your paper into your blog. Write a clear explanation of what you did using math vocabulary words. See An Example Student.

1. For the problem below choose a car and look up the mileage and for these speeds:
55,60,65,70,75, 80. 
Use this link:
2. Record the information in a table like the one below on the worksheet. 
3. Answer questions 1 - 9 for the car you choose.

Min Ying - MINI Cooper.
David D - Ferrari California
Lan - Highlander
Eva - Nissan GTR
Michael D. - Nissan 350z 
Ashley - Lexus IS250
Melinda - Mercedes Benz
Kent - Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 
John - 2011 Nissan Versa 
Thanh - 011 Fusion Sport (Ford) 
Ellie - Mercedes Guard 
Maryam - Mustang
Marina - Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster 
Emily - Lamborghini 
Marina - Mercedes Mclaren 
Sharmane - Lexus LFA

Using the calculator line of best fit:

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