regression_equation
has definitions from the fields of mathematics,statistics


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[ noun ] (mathematics,statistics) the equation representing the relation between selected values of one variable (x) and observed values of the other (y); it permits the prediction of the most probable values of y
Synonyms Used in print (Jesse W. Grimes and Wesley Allinsmith, "Compuls...)For_example , on the basis of the regression_equation , a child with an I._Q. of 120 in this sample would be expected to earn an achievement test score of 4.8 ( grade equivalent ) . Related terms 
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