Polynomial Functions and Scatter Plots – Students model linear, quadratic, and cubic relationships by analyzing a scatterplot and representing it with a function in either standard or factored form.

Lesson

#### Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data.

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.SP.A.1

Construct and interpret scatter plots for bivariate measurement data to investigate patterns of association between two quantities. Describe patterns such as clustering, outliers, positive or negative association, linear association, and nonlinear association.

Construct and interpret scatter plots for bivariate measurement data to investigate patterns of association between two quantities. Describe patterns such as clustering, outliers, positive or negative association, linear association, and nonlinear association.