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    Least Squares fit

    So i have due for my linear algebra class my last matlab project which reads exactly this from the website:

    " Second Computational Project, due by the final or sooner. At a mimimum, compare a least squares fit using the average vs. a least squares fit using a linear model."
    "
    Given this data: http://www.math.ufl.edu/~olson/popclockest.txt

    It seems simple enough, and I did this:



    What is the difference between the "least squares fit using the average" and the "least squares fit using a linear model" and which ones the one i did already, thanks!
    Last edited by gtac01; December 2nd 2009 at 11:05 PM.
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