Can you predict a country’s Winter Olympic performance?
It seems that certain countries are perennial powerhouses in the Winter Games. So, is there a way to use existing data to predict how many medals an individual nation will end up taking home? Two researchers think they may have found a solution.
In this lesson, students use scatterplots and linear regression to examine several variables that may help predict Olympic performance. Are the Winter Games largely decided before the opening ceremonies even start?
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