Finding the Relationship of Data

After viewing the points, the data may appear to have a trend or form a shape. Initially, the trend may be as simple as increasing or decreasing. However, if the points form a shape or have the characteristics of a "family" of lines. This relationship can provide addtional information that can be used to continue the trend and predict the output for similar input values.

For directions on finding the relationship, select:


If you are on track, your screen
should show all eight points.