Regression equation

Regression equation
An equation that describes the average relationship between a dependent variable and a set of explanatory variables. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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  • regression equation — An equation that describes the average relationship between a dependent variable and a set of explanatory variables. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

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  • regression analysis — noun the use of regression to make quantitative predictions of one variable from the values of another • Topics: ↑statistics • Hypernyms: ↑multivariate analysis • Part Meronyms: ↑regression, ↑simple regression, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Regression analysis — In statistics, regression analysis is a collective name for techniques for the modeling and analysis of numerical data consisting of values of a dependent variable (response variable) and of one or more independent variables (explanatory… …   Wikipedia

  • regression of y on x — noun 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 • Syn: ↑regression equation • Topics: ↑statistics • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • regression coefficient — noun when the regression line is linear (y = ax + b) the regression coefficient is the constant (a) that represents the rate of change of one variable (y) as a function of changes in the other (x); it is the slope of the regression line • Topics …   Useful english dictionary

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