# What is linear regression?

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May 6, 2018

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#### Explanation:

Given: linear regression

In Statistics, data collection typically occurs. If the data looks like it could somewhat closely follow the shape of a **line**, we do a linear regression.

Linear regression is a technique that finds the best fit line for the data. The technique lets you know if the line has a good correlation to the original data.