[R] simple fit

R. Michael Weylandt michael.weylandt at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 16:56:06 CET 2011

Fit y-b without an intercept? (which you do by adding "+ 0" or "- 1"
to the model formula) Not sure if this is the optimal result, but it
will give you a pretty reasonable answer.


On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 10:52 AM, Alaios <alaios at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
>  I have a formula of the form
> y=ax+b
> I know everything except b. How I can ask R to do fitting to find only the value of b?
> I already know the lm() but it always return both an intercept point (b) and the a.
> What should I do ?
> I would like to thank you in advance for your help
> B.R
> Alex
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