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LSRL Formation

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The least squares regression line is constructed in such a way as to keep the

A

Value of R-squared as small as possible.

B

Sum of the squares, formed by the vertical distance between observed and expected values, as small as possible.

C

Sum of the squares, formed by the horizontal distance between observed and expected values, as small as possible.

D

Residuals as small as possible.

E

Regression line as close as possible to any regression outliers.