# A line of best fit predicts that when x equals 35, y will equal 34.785, but actually equals 37. What is the residual in this case?

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## Solution 1

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We know that

Residual Value = Observed Value– Predicted Value

in this problem
Observed Value=37
Predicted Value=34.785
Residual Value = 37-34.785------> 2.215
positive values for the residual (on the y-axis) mean that the prediction was too low

2.215

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