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Regression Coefficient

The slope $b$ of a line obtained using linear Least Squares Fitting is called the regression coefficient.

See also Correlation Coefficient, Least Squares Fitting


Kenney, J. F. and Keeping, E. S. Mathematics of Statistics, Pt. 2, 2nd ed. Princeton, NJ: Van Nostrand, p. 254, 1951.

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