Line of Best Fit- Open Middle Problem

Directions: Using the digits 0 to 7, at most once each time, fill in the blanks to create a scatter plot with line of best fit y= 1/2x + 4.

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Irrational Approximations on a Number Line

Using the numbers 1 to 9, each only once, label the following number line.

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Graph the roots of the first nine roots (e.g. √1, √2, … √9) on your number line.


What do you notice?  What do you wonder?


(I’m wondering how I can make a good OM problem out of this, should I keep the boundaries of 1 to 9 ?  Have students find a root that lies between each integer?)