Fitting the model for linear regression

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asilvester635

Joined Jan 26, 2017
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I've done part a, but I'm kind of confused about part b. How do I go about solving it? Is there another special formula for it?

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WBahn

Joined Mar 31, 2012
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In part b you are simply forcing the y-intercept to be zero. This is used in situation where you know that this must be the case.
 

The Electrician

Joined Oct 9, 2007
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Where did you get the formulas you used for part a)? Doesn't that source give the formula for the zero intercept case?

A google search for "Simple linear regression with zero intercept" finds:
 
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