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Multiple Factor Regression

Multiple regression aims is to find a linear relationship between a response variable and several possible predictor variables

Model that describes more than 1 variable (model that explains the ‘Y’ part) . Can be linear or non linear (but usually is linear)

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Sum of Squares, R Square

The method of least squares is a criterion for fitting a specified model to observed data. For example, it is the most commonly used method of defining a straight line through a set of points on a scatterplot.


The y-hat line above is the line of best fit (predictor line, estimator line)

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