# Normal Equations

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## normal equations

[¦nȯr·məl i′kwā·zhənz] (statistics)

The set of equations arising in the least squares method whose solutions give the constants that determine the shape of the estimated function.

## Normal Equations

a set of algebraic or transcendental equations whose solution gives the approximate values of unknown quantities that can be derived by the method of least squares.