Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-7 Scatter Plots and Trend Lines - Lesson Check - Page 337: 5


A line of best fit is a trend line, so that is how the two are similar. A set of data points can have multiple trend lines but only one line of best fit.

Work Step by Step

A trend line is a line on a scatter plot, drawn near the points, that shows a correlation. A line of best fit is a trend line that shows the relationship between two sets of data most accurately.
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