Re: curve fitting question

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg115423] Re: curve fitting question*From*: Gabriel Landi <gtlandi at gmail.com>*Date*: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 00:31:28 -0500 (EST)

I believe you can use the NonlinearModelFit to fit it directly. There is an example here: http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/ref/NonlinearModelFit.html It is under "Generalization and Extensions" On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 5:34 AM, Michael B. Heaney <mheaney at alum.mit.edu>wrote: > Hi, > > I have data in (x,y) pairs. I have an equation: > > y= a +b (Exp[40*(x + c*y)/d] - 1) - (x +c*y)/e > > where a,b,c,d, and e are fitting parameters. > > Note that this equationcannot be put in the form y=f(x). > > How do I fit this equation to my x,y data? > > Thanks, > > Michael > > >