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Visualizing Least-Square Lines of Best Fit

Mathematics Teacher Volume 90, Number 5, ISSN 0025-5769


Presents strategies that utilize graphing calculators and computer software to help students understand the concept of minimizing the squared residuals to find the line of best fit. Includes directions for least-squares drawings using a variety of technologies. (DDR)


Engebretsen, A. (1997). Visualizing Least-Square Lines of Best Fit. Mathematics Teacher, 90(5), 404. Retrieved December 14, 2019 from .

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