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Fitting a Curve to Five Points
See how moving five points affects their least-squares fit. The slider changes the degree of the polynomial used for the fit.
Contributed by:
Rob Morris
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Fitting a Curve to Five Points
" from
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/FittingACurveToFivePoints/
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Rob Morris
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