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Fitting a line to a scatter plot in Matplotlib

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In this article we see how to fit a straight line to the data in a scatter plot.

As a simple example of a scatter plot, for a group of people we might record their height and their shoe size. A scatter plot would then consist of one dot for each person, indicating their height (x) and shoe size (y).

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Martin McBride

Martin McBride

Software developer. Java, Python, C++ etc. I write for pythoninformer.com and maintain the generativepy library.

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