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    LINEST/Regression (2000)

    Question for all of the statistics gurus out there: which is the more accurate for regression analysis, the LINEST function or the Regression tool contained in the Data Analysis drop-down menu?
    Thanks in advance...

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    Re: LINEST/Regression (2000)

    I think the algorithms behind both are the same, but
    - LINEST is a function, so its results are updated automatically when the data change, whereas the result of Regression is static.
    - Regression has options for returning more information than LINEST.

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    Re: LINEST/Regression (2000)

    Thanks, Hans.

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