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    Line Of best Fit

    How would I go about finding the line of best fit for data?
    I have a chart:
    x 3.9_ 3.7_ 2.5_ 3.3_ 2.8_
    y 1.5_ 1.6_ 2.4_ 1.8_ 2.1_
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    Pay attention in class?

    1) Look up Linear Regression.

    2) Use any old software and click on the "Add Linear Approximation" button.

    There are several ways to go about it. Show your work and share your ideas.
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    Smile

    Thanks. Never mind though... I found how to do it on my calculator...I haven't done this in a long time, and I had forgotten how to get the equation on my calculator...thanks for your time though
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