# Y Hat Word Equation

**It is used to differentiate between the predicted or fitted data and the observed data y.**

**Y hat word equation**.
Y-hat is the symbol that represents the predicted equation for a line of best fit in linear regressionThe equation takes the form where b is the slope and a is the y-interceptIt is used to differentiate between the predicted or fitted data and the observed data yY-hat is also used in calculating the residuals of which are the vertical differences between the observed and fitted values.
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Another option is to become familiar with the use of the macOS Character Viewer which can be launched in several ways the simplest being ControlCommandSpace Bar.

8 B 1 Note. If you would prefer that Word incorrectly shows a dot as well as the accent then that would be a different question though I doubt that such behaviour is possible. Highlight the equation table.

CTRL H puts you into superscript mode. Position the cursor at the point where you want the equation to be inserted. It needs to have normal text following it to prepare this.

You add a circumflex accent correctly by doing as you have done with ihat. A good way to learn is to carefully watch what happens on screen as. Y hat written ลท is the predicted value of y the dependent variable in a regression equation.

Select Insert Equation Save Selection to Equation Gallery. End of dialog window. Linear format is what you might use in a programming language to write mathematics.

CTRL J assigns both a superscript and a subscript. In order to use the equation editor efficiently you will need to get used to how Word builds up equations. The equation is calculated during regression analysis.