Dec 31, 2019 in Data Science

Which of the following offsets, do we use in case of least square line fit? Suppose horizontal axis is independent variable and vertical axis is dependent variable.


A. Vertical offset

B. Perpendicular offset

C. Both but depend on situation

D. None of above

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Dec 31, 2019

Solution: A

We always consider residual as vertical offsets. Perpendicular offset are useful in case of PCA.


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