# Meaning of least squares in English

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## Noun

least squares### Definitions

1. a method of fitting a curve to data points so as to minimize the sum of the squares of the distances of the points from the curve

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## Noun

least squares### Definitions

1. a method of fitting a curve to data points so as to minimize the sum of the squares of the distances of the points from the curve