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the relation between variables when the regression equation is linear: e

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1) was then defined as the angle between the best fit line drawn along the posterior wall of the articular eminence and the Frankfurt horizontal plane(19).
After plotting the data a best fit line was drawn, and then drew a line parallel to this best fit line in a way that it enveloped all the points.
For this article, we define the best fit line as that line for which the sum of the absolute (abs) differences is the smallest sum.
The slopes of the best fit lines and y-intercepts are included in Table 1 for quantitative comparison.
The solid blue circles are the actual test data and the blue line is the best fit line to the data.
To measure how well blockholding and employment rigidity complement one another, we take the orthogonal distance of a country from the best fit line in Figure 1.