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Topic: excels linest function, how?
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Bruce Bowler

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Re: excels linest function, how?
Posted: Apr 16, 2013 9:00 AM
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On Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:59:02 +0000, Bruce Bowler wrote:

> In excel, there's a function called linest that returns, in addition to
> slope and intercept,
> - the standard errors of the slope and intercept,
> - the degrees of freedom,
> - r^2,
> - the standard error of the Y estimate,
> - the F statistic.
> I know I can get the slope and intercept from polyfit, but I'm not 100%
> on how to get the others. Any hints most graciously accepted...
> Thanks!
> Bruce



- the regression sum of squares
- the residual sum of squares.

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