I see what your saying, given that you remove outliers, the resulting 2 lines should be pretty similar too.

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- June 25th 2011, 08:55 AMCorpsecreateRe: Linear Regression - Least Squared Distances
I see what your saying, given that you remove outliers, the resulting 2 lines should be pretty similar too.

- June 25th 2011, 09:34 AMSpringFan25Re: Linear Regression - Least Squared Distances
if you remove the circled outliers the lines are quite close as you suggest.

http://i54.tinypic.com/ilwutd.jpg

The risidual distribution (right hand graph) isn't really as predicted but this appears to be due to the heavy rounding of residuals before they are plotted. - June 25th 2011, 12:25 PMTKHunnyRe: Linear Regression - Least Squared Distances