Monthly Archives: January 2017

The long-solved problem of the best-fit straight line:application to isotopic mixing lines by Richard Wehr and Scott Saleska Scientists in a wide variety of disciplines are commonly confronted with the problem of how to fit a straight line to data points that were measured with uncertainty in both X and Y. Much of the scientific literature gives the impression that this is an unsolved problem, but it was actually solved in 1969… Read More