Your objective is to create
a two page report on computer disc to be turned in at the completion
of the chapter.
The first page of the report
a scatter plot of the United
States, Minnesota, Stevens County, or Morris populations from
1940 to 1990 by decade.
a table of the collected data.
appropriate title, axis label,
and legend information.
correct equation that accurately
* As usual, creativity will
increase your score.
The second page should consist
of a report of the steps you went through to obtain the information
in the table and scatter plot. Note any trends in the data that
might be significant. Use two appropriate points form the data
to find the equation of the line of best fit. Have the computer
graph the line of best fit and use the equation to predict the
population of the year 2000 and 2010.
If you used the internet and
a search engine, you should include the key words used to find
the site and the address of the site containing the information.
Please be sure to use good
sentence structure and spelling in this report. Include a title,
introduction, and conclusion.
This project will be assessed
using the following checklist:
Hand in this sheet with your
computer disc at the completion of the chapter.