Linear regression

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Linear regression

A statistical technique for fitting a straight line to a set of data points.

Linear Regression

A statistical technique in which one takes a set of data points and plots them on a line. Linear regression is used to determine trends in economic data. For example, one may take different figures of GDP growth over time and plot them on a line in order to determine whether the general trend is upward or downward.
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It also has four serrated jaw surfaces and a new Interlock(TM) mechanism that says locked while under torque load -- making it ideal for use on household plumbing or hydraulic and air line fittings.
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He also served as Chairman of the Water Service Line Fittings Committee, and a Trustee of the Resources Division of AWWA.
Tenders are invited for Replacement of overhead line fittings on poles 110 kV overhead line in 2016godu branch of JSC "Tyumenenergo" Surgut electric networks.
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