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How to do linear regression in SQL

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Linear regression is one of the most powerful tools in a data scientist’s pocket. In this intermediate-advanced tutorial, we’ll show you how you can get a simple regression analysis done in pure SQL with relatively little pain.

In this guide, we will cover:

  • Why you would want to do regression in SQL and how to do it in Mode

  • How you can test for statistical significance

  • How to validate your inputs

  • Why simple statistical methods are useful

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