Evaluate Non-Linear Models Part 1

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Taught by TheMathDude
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Features a TI Calculator
Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, we learn how to evaluate non-linear models both numerically and symbolically. The video focuses on the three model functions: quadratic, exponential, and logistic, and discusses how to find their respective parameters before evaluating them. The lesson uses practical examples and refers back to earlier objectives to teach a step-by-step approach to evaluating non-linear models. Solver is also introduced as a tool to solve for unknown variables in non-linear models.

Lesson Description:

Be able to evaluate (i.e. find an output given an input) and of the three model functions both numerically and symbolically.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you evaluate a non-linear model?
  • What are the standard forms of a quadratic, logistic, and exponential model?
  • If you are given an input for a non-linear model, how do you find the output?
  • How can you use a TI graphing calculator to do a quadratic regression and evaluate the function at a value?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson shows the three non-linear models that are covered in this series (quadratic, logistic, and exponential) and explains how to do a regression and evaluate a quadratic function. A TI graphing calculator is used to help model and evaluate the function. This is a great tutorial.