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ContentsIn this lecture we introduce the unifying topic of the first five lectures, namely, Modeling Discrete Data with an elementary function. In particular, we discuss curve fitting by the Method of Least Squares. The material of lectures 1-5 serves as the major underpinning for our study of calculus.
Quick QuestionHere is the graph of a polynomial of degree 3. Shouldn't it cross the x-axis 3 times?
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