ordinary least squares

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The simplest and most common method of fitting a straight line to a sample of data: by minimizing the sum of the squares of the deviations of the data from the line.

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The ordinary least squares were really important to have and it made us all happy and we really enjoyed it a lot.

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For the meeting today the supervisor advised me to use a graph of ordinary least squares as to not confuse our guests.

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The statistician and research scientist used the ordinary least squares to manage and shape the data to be of best use for us.

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