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Chapter 4: Partial Differentiation

Section 4.8: Unconstrained Optimization

Example 4.8.11

Obtain formulas for a and b so that the line y=a x+b minimizes S=k=1na xk+byk2, the sum of squares of the deviations from the points xk,yk,k=1,,n, to the line.

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