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Curve fitting

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From a study published in Science1,

The dashed line is a quadratic polynomial (given by y = -0.516 + 1.08x - 0.23x^2) which gave the best fit to the points.

Can you spot the duck?

(via David Harrison)

References
[1]- Competitive Interactions Between Neotropical Pollinators and Africanized Honey Bees, Science, 15 September 1978: Vol. 201. no. 4360, pp. 1030 – 1032

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Written by parseval

September 3, 2007 at 10:29 pm

Posted in fun, science