Re: How I can fit data with a parametric equation?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg91862] Re: How I can fit data with a parametric equation?*From*: Szabolcs Horvát <szhorvat at gmail.com>*Date*: Wed, 10 Sep 2008 05:10:53 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: University of Bergen*References*: <ga5ld2$rrc$1@smc.vnet.net>

dinodeblasio at gmail.com wrote: > Hello everybody, > I have a list of {x,y} data and from a theoretical calculation I know > that the data should be fitted by an equation, for example: > > y=ax+bx+c; where a, b, c are constant parameters. > > The question is how i can find the best fit for my data finding the > value of this parameters. > > Do mathematica has a specific function for that? Try searching the documentation for "fitting" ... the first result, Fit, does exactly what you describe here.