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\iteman{ZMATH 2008a.00435}
\itemau{Lamb, John H.}
\itemti{Who will win?: Predicting the presidential election using linear regression.}
\itemso{Math. Teach. (Reston) 101, No. 3, 185-192 (2007).}
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Summary: This article outlines a linear regression activity that engages learners, uses technology, and fosters cooperation. Students generated least-squares linear regression equations using TI-83 Plus[TM] graphing calculators, Microsoft[C] Excel, and paper-and-pencil calculations using derived normal equations to predict the 2004 presidential election. (Contains 2 tables, 6 figures and 2 appendices.) (ERIC)
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\itemcc{K83 K84 M73 M74 R23 R24}
\itemut{graphing calculators; regression; equations; elections; educational technology; computer software; computer uses in education; computation; prediction; secondary school mathematics; spreadsheets; mathematical applications}
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