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least' squares'



Statistics.
a method of estimating values from a set of observations by minimizing the sum of the squares of the differences between the observations and the values to be found. Also called least'-squares' meth"od, method of least squares.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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