linear regression

Definition

A technique in which a straight line is fitted to a set of data points to measure the effect of a single independent variable. The slope of the line is the measured impact of that variable.

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The linear regression was useful as the chart was also a graph to communicate the maximum amount of meaning during the meeting.

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We decided that in order to measure the single, independent variable, we had to set up a linear regression that would help us out immensely.

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The data points that you have acquired from class that have the basic y=mx+b linear regression should be plotted in Excel and turned in for extra credit.

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