*To*: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg10372] Re: [mg10355] curve fitting*From*: "Sherman.Reed" <sherman.reed@worldnet.att.net>*Date*: Mon, 12 Jan 1998 04:10:04 -0500

Paul, I might try the more general form f[x_]=b*Exp[a*x], then linearize. you would then have Log[f[x_]] = Log[b]+a*x which can be handled with the Fit command. Sherman C. Reed sherman.reed@worldnet.att.net ---------- > From: Paul.Hanson@colorado.edu To: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net > To: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net > Subject: [mg10372] [mg10355] curve fitting > Date: Thursday, January 08, 1998 10:41 PM > > I'm trying to fit a function of the form: f[x_]:= Exp^(a*x) > > Now, I can fit the exponential without the constant, but I'm really > interested in knowing what the constant is but I haven't found a way to > code this. Helpful suggestions? > > Dr. Paul Hanson, Ph.D. > University of Colorado, Boulder > > -- > * * > * * > /\ */\* > / \ / \ /\