# How can linear regression be used in the science?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 29, 2015

Linear programming is a general mathematical technique applicable to the analysis of multi-variable scenarios.

#### Explanation:

It can be used whenever there are multiple variables coming from different, but related systems or experiments. A model of each interaction is part of the overall linear programming model, from which you can optimize a particular variable of interest which considering the constraints and contributions of the other variables.