Line of best fit

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Mon Mar 31 14:21:48 CEST 2014


In article <0fb15100-15e8-46d6-a38f-b187c7012e62 at googlegroups.com>,
 Jamie Mitchell <jamiemitchell1604 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am new to python so apologies for the ignorance with this question.
> 
> How would I apply a line of best fit to a plot?

Python has nothing built-in which does that, but there are plenty of 
add-on modules which do those sorts of things.  One popular one is 
statsmodels (http://statsmodels.sourceforge.net/)

> plt.plot(hs1,hs2,'.')

Please tell us more about the environment you're working in.  I'm 
guessing from the fact that you're calling plt.plot(), that you've 
already got some add-on modules loaded.  Pandas, maybe?



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