Thread: Problem 1.12a
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Old 09-17-2013, 10:09 PM
Sweater Monkey Sweater Monkey is offline
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Default Re: Problem 1.12a

Originally Posted by Sandes View Post
Perhaps I'm going in the wrong direction but one of the things I realized is that the constraint could be restated as minimizing h^2 -2 h yn summed over all N but that could be going off in completely the wrong direction.
This is what I did and it led to the correct answer of hmean

To start off work on factoring out h, then it should become more obvious how to manipulate the function to find its minimum value. Good luck!
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