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Q: Least Linear Square Method simple example ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: Least Linear Square Method simple example
Category: Science > Math
Asked by: justin_champion-ga
List Price: $15.00
Posted: 30 Aug 2006 15:26 PDT
Expires: 29 Sep 2006 15:26 PDT
Question ID: 760922
Hello I am looking for a simple example which I can follow showing
Least linear square method.  I am hoping to find an example I can
follow as I do not have a strong math background and I want to use
this for a 2 dimensional graph with about 5 results on it.


Subject: Re: Least Linear Square Method simple example
Answered By: elmarto-ga on 30 Aug 2006 16:09 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello justin!
You'll find a step by step example of how to manually calculate the
regression equation for a given set of points in a two dimensional
graph at the following links:


Linear Regression

The second link also includes a tutorial on how to calculate it in
Excel. Bear in mind that in order to do this, you'll have to install
the Data Analysis Toolpack. This can be found in Tools - Add-Ins.

Google search terms
ordinary least squares

I hope this helps! If you have any doubt regarding my answer, please
don't hesitate to request clarification before rating it. Otherwise, I
await your rating and final comments.

Best wishes!
justin_champion-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $2.00
This is perfect I am sorry I was so long in replying I have never used
google answers before and sort of expected a email to tell me that it
had been answered so I did not think to look until this morning.  I am
happy and will use the service again.

Subject: Re: Least Linear Square Method simple example
From: elmarto-ga on 01 Sep 2006 05:46 PDT
I'm glad you liked my answer. Thank you for the tip!

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