FAQ: Linear Regression - Convergence

This community-built FAQ covers the “Convergence” exercise from the lesson “Linear Regression”.

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Hi all,

I am having a hard time understanding and picturing what an iteration is.

Could someone please elaborate a little on what an iteration is and what exactly it did in this specific exercise?

Thank you!

I believe in the context of this lesson, an iteration refers to a step, ie, a step towards a lower error value

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Wonderful, it is now clear. Thank you!

Hi, maybe you know the answer to my question. This lesson asks: “At what b value did this program converge?” and the answer is 47. How are we supposed to have arrived at the number 47? Thanks.