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Originally Posted by kurts
In class, the hypothesis that resulted in a bias of 0.21 was of the form ax+b, where the line was free to be offset from the origin. In this problem, b is restricted to be 0, so one would expect the bias to be different.

In Lecture 8 slide 15, for y=ax+b, g_bar passes through the origin even though it is not forced to. This is reasonable due to the 'symmetry' of the curve.