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x y

0 0

1 1

2 3

3 4

4 6

5 8

6 9

7 11

8 14

9 16

10 18

11 21

12 24

13 27

14 30

That seem to define, fairly closely, a parabolic segment. How do I find the scale and x/y origin of the parabola that most closely fits these points?

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# Finding best fit for a parabolic segment

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