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Re: fit and data analisys

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  • Subject: [mg54809] Re: fit and data analisys
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 01:27:05 -0500 (EST)
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On 3/1/05 at 1:58 AM, spectrix at (Dâ?¤) wrote:

>Hi all is there anyway to make a fit on a set of points with an
>error bar associated,

Yes, for example


Here, I've made the error bar 5 units long simply so that it would be readily visible as an illustration. If you were doing some statistical analysis, it would be more natural to allow the error bar be say one standard deviation.

>and so to extract a statiscal error , or uncertainty, on the
>coeffcient of the function?

I don't understand what you want with this part.
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