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anonimnystefy
2012-08-13 14:11:17

Hi

Welcome to the forum!

bob bundy
2012-08-13 03:45:13

hi Johnathon Bresly,

Welcome to the forum.  smile

Our very own MathsIsFun leader has also made some pages on this although the term 'regression' is not used.

Have a look at

http://www.mathsisfun.com/data/scatter-xy-plots.html

Regression analysis is a way to calculate a 'line of best fit'. 

Often you will meet problems where the line is straight, but this is not a requirement. 

Trying to fit a curve is more difficult.

Bob

bobbym
2012-08-13 03:32:49

Hi;

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regression_analysis

Basically it is curve fitting. Finding the realtionship between variables. If you know what a graph is then you will know what I mean.

It is much easier to understand with an example. Did your teacher give you one?

Johnathon bresly
2012-08-13 03:00:12

What is reggression?could you please explain.

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