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A Painless Approach to Least Squares

by Eric S. Key (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
January, 2005

Subject classification(s): Statistics and Probability | Statistical Inference and Techniques | Regression and Correlation
Applicable Course(s): 6.1 Probability & Statistics

Line of regression can be obtained using algebra and technique of minimizing a parabola.

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