Least Squares Fit (Computer Spread Sheet)


The purpose of this activity is to familiarize yourself with the built-in functions in Excel. You will learn how to calculate a large amount of data and how the least squares fit works mathematically.

Least Squares Fit (Computer Spread Sheet) by Hiro's physics

Preparation & Warning

  • Please bring an external drive to save your data.
  • Print out this handout for understanding the math of least fits.
  • Mathematics for Least Squares Fit

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