# Section 6.3 - Curves Of Best Fit

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 378  Settings  This is a quiz based on a bunch of randomly chosen statistics and figures depicting specific information of happenings in the world. If you want to know the curves of best fit, take this quiz to find out.

• 1.
The world population in billions, every 5 years is listed in the table.  Which graph shows the curve of best fit for the data
• A.

Graph A

• B.

Graph B

• C.

Graph C

• D.

Graph D

• 2.
This data shows the distance and orbit time for the planets from the sun.  Use a curve of best fit to estimate Neptune's distance from the sun if its orbit is 60 189 days.
• A.

4000 million km

• B.

4500 million km

• C.

5000 million km

• D.

5500 million km

• 3.
Consider the distance and orbit data from the sun, shown above. For a curve of best fit, should you use a solid curve or a dashed curve? Why?
• A.

Solid curve because the variables are discrete

• B.

Solid curve because the variables are continuous

• C.

Dashed curve because the variables are discrete

• D.

Dashed curve because the variables are continuous

• 4.
The scatter plot shows the number of fruit fliws over time.  What is the best estimate for the number of flies halfway through day 6?
• A.

190

• B.

205

• C.

215

• D.

225

• 5.
The table shows the millions of Automated Teller Machines (ATM) transactions for Piet's bank each year.  Predict the number of transactions for 1997.
• A.

12500

• B.

13500

• C.

14000

• D.

14500

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