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What is a best-fit-line?

A best-fit line is the straight line which most accurately represents a set of data/points. It is defined as the line that is the smallest average distance from the data/points. Refer to the related links for an illustration of a… Full Answer

What does line of best fit mean?

Usually when there's 2 dots(data points), you can place a line. When there's more data points, there's way to calculate "best line" that reduces error to the minimum. So kind line best choice of approximate line that defines these dots.