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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Fitting data to a linear function (y=a0+a1*x) with least square gives the coefficients a0 and a1. I am having trouble with calculating the uncertainty of a0. I understand that the diagonal elements of the covariance matrix C is the square of the uncertainty of each coefficient if there are no off-diagonal elements. But what is the uncertainty of a0 if there are off-diagonal elements?