n__Regression Equation Formula__ Ð finds the *line
of best fit*

n**Least squares method (LSM)**ÐPearsonÕs mathematics to create a straight line. LSM produces a value for the slope and
the intercept. With slope and intercept
Ð write an equation for a straight line
(this is one that **best fits** your data)__
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predicted value of Y from X

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