Line of Best Fit: Definition, Equation & Examples


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What is another name for the line of best fit?

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1. Using this line of best fit, what is your prediction of the height of this child at age 20?

2. What is the general trend of this graph?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you understand the line of best fit. You will be quizzed on how to interpret and construct line graphs and the line of best fit.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the line of best fit, including:

  • Another name for this term
  • Using data to solve problems
  • Interpreting data to determine graph trends

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills by engaging in the quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related math lesson
  • Information recall - access the information you've learned regarding the line of best fit and how to interpret line graphs
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems regarding the line of best fit

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to the line of best fit, read through the brief lesson called Line of Best Fit: Definition, Equation & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand the definition of the line of best fit
  • Learn how to calculate it
  • Interpret information within a line graph