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Is linear regression calculated by creating a guess equation y=ax+b with the experimental constants inserted? @hartnn
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my measured slope is 0.5545 and the calculated predictions slope is 0.5600
I don't need to calculate the linear regression, I just want to understand what it is
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I believe linear regression is about:
Sum of (the distance from data points to fit line)^2
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Now how does that relate to the the y=ax+b equation?
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oh it's the average distance of all of those points from the predicted line
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do I have two lines/graphs then?
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Hi @hartnn
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did u get my message that i am not good at regression ?
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no I got the opposite message :P