# How do you predict regression in Excel?

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## How do you predict a regression equation in Excel?

Run regression analysis

1. On the Data tab, in the Analysis group, click the Data Analysis button.
2. Select Regression and click OK.
3. In the Regression dialog box, configure the following settings: Select the Input Y Range, which is your dependent variable. …
4. Click OK and observe the regression analysis output created by Excel.

## How do you predict a regression equation?

We can use the regression line to predict values of Y given values of X. For any given value of X, we go straight up to the line, and then move horizontally to the left to find the value of Y. The predicted value of Y is called the predicted value of Y, and is denoted Y’.

## How do you find the predicted value in Excel?

Excel FORECAST Function

1. Summary. …
2. Predict value along a linear trend.
3. Predicted value.
4. =FORECAST (x, known_ys, kown_xs)
5. x – The x value data point to use to calculate a prediction. …
6. The FORECAST function predicts a value based on existing values along a linear trend.

## How do you forecast linear regression?

Statistical researchers often use a linear relationship to predict the (average) numerical value of Y for a given value of X using a straight line (called the regression line). If you know the slope and the y-intercept of that regression line, then you can plug in a value for X and predict the average value for Y.

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