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Question about Least Squares Fitting

  1. Aug 7, 2011 #1
    Hey,

    Not sure if this is the right section to post this but ...

    I have a graph for which im supposed to fit two linear least squares line and minimize the combined residuals (the lines intersect)... I would really appreciate some info about how to do this or what this type of data analysis is called so i can google the step-by-step method.

    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2011
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  3. Aug 8, 2011 #2

    Stephen Tashi

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    You haven't clearly described what you are trying to do. My guess is that you should search on the phrase "piecewise linear regression".
     
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