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

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  • 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
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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.


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