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FAQ: Linear Regression - Gradient Descent for Intercept

This community-built FAQ covers the “Gradient Descent for Intercept” exercise from the lesson “Linear Regression”.

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" It is not crucial to understand how we arrive at the gradient equation. "
ok now I’m curious: how did we arrive at this gradient equation? :joy:

just wondering :slight_smile:

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Same here. It would be nice to have a link or reference to dig a bit deeper.

Hope you know your derivation, enjoy.

I am curious as to why we calculate the difference as diff * -2/N
why wouldn’t we calculate it as simply diff/N?