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Interpreting Intercept and Slope
Common Core: 8.SP.3 S.ID.7

Interpreting Intercept and Slope

Author: Ryan Backman

This lesson will explain interpreting the intercept and slope of a regression line.

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Terms to Know
Slope of a least-squares regression line

The amount by which the response variable increases or decreases, on average, when the explanatory variable increases by one.

y-intercept of a least-squares regression line

The predicted value of the response variable when the explanatory variable is zero.