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Residual - definitions

Residual - A residual is the difference between the actual Y output value and the Y output value predicted by the regression equation. The residuals in a regression model can be analyzed to reveal inadequacies in the model. Also called errors

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Source: iSixSigma, 20 February 2011 11:24:55, External

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residual - [statistics] In a regression model, the difference between the observed Y value and the predicted Y value; the unexplained portion of the dependent variable. Predicted values rarely match observed values exactly. The residual is one measure of model fit. Large residuals indicate poor model fit.

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