Linear Regression in Python: Introduction to Simple Linear Regression

Learn about simple linear regression and how to implement it in Python.

Tue May 18, 2021 at 3:00 PM UTC

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In this session, we’ll introduce the concept of simple linear regression and learn how to implement it in Python. Linear regression is a machine learning technique that is used to predict and analyze quantitative outcomes, such as salary, time spent on a website, or adult height. In the process, we’ll review algebra and graphing skills and learn about concepts that are applicable to many different machine learning algorithms.


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Sophie Sommer


Sophie is a Curriculum Developer focusing on Data Science content. Sophie is a former classroom teacher with a background in learning analytics and education research.

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Alex Kuntz


Alex is a Senior Curriculum Developer, specializing in Data Science. Before working at Codecademy, Alex taught high school computer science classes.

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