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Forcing the curve to go via certain point
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Jun 1, 2006 2:35 AM




Re: Forcing the curve to go via certain point
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May 31, 2006 11:04 AM


On 31 May 2006 02:40:28 0700, pekkajarvela@email.com wrote:
>I have data > >x y >============== >1 15.8 >7 213 >28 319.6 >90 505.3 >180 666.8 > >Least squares method gives y = 119.47*ln(x)  13.61 with R^2 = 96.5 %. >However, the curve doesn't seem to go through point x = 28, y = 319.6 >which is of importance.
All statistics departments should offer a course called Forging Data for Funding 101. There is a clear need.



