regression

Definition

A technique used to discover a mathematical relationship between two variables using a set of individual data points.

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We made a regression sample that day and wanted to study the relationship between two different variables using some data points.

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It is a somewhat natural occurrence for variables to tend to exhibit regression toward the average over time so that it is important not to take a high profit as long lasting.

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My boss asked me to compare the price of tea in China with the price of rice in Indonesia and run a regression to determine if there was an relationship between the two.

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