MLS101 Graphing Exercise Task 1b 2015 Essay

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MLS101 Graphing Exercise (Task 1b) 2015

a)

Using the data in Table 1, plot a graph of body mass against the oxygen uptake for the 15 subjects. The independent (x-variable) is body mass.
Draw a line of best fit and extrapolate the line to the y-axis. Attach your completed ‘hand-drawn’ graph to your Graphing Exercise.
(6 marks)
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b)

Calculate the gradient of the graph, showing your working. On your graph, show the coordinates that you selected for calculating the gradient, together with the rise and run lines. However, do not show the full working for the gradient on your graph – it must be provided separately. Include the correct unit for the gradient.
(2 marks)

c)

Provide the ‘equation of the line’ for your graph, and explain what each component of the equation represents.
(1 mark)

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MLS101 Graphing Exercise (Task 1b) 2015

d)

What do the research findings obtained by the clinical scientist suggest?
(1 mark)