[R] Returning the coef from two coordinates

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Fri Apr 27 23:51:23 CEST 2012

On Apr 27, 2012, at 3:04 PM, Hans Thompson wrote:

> Thank you to everyone in this forum that has been helping me with  
> the basic R
> skills while I learn to apply them.
> I would like to take the coefficient of two coordinates.

The coefficient .... of what?

>  One of them comes


> from two different columns in a table:
>> A
>     x   y
> a  1   3
> b  2   2
> c  3   1
> the other is set and for this question I'll just call it (1,1)

The other .... what?

> I've been trying to find a way to return the coefficient values for  
> a,b, and
> c through (1,1).
> Also, it looks like my questions are very basic compared to the others
> being asked on this forum so please let me know if I am out of  
> place.  :)

You are perhaps out of place if you are expecting us to read your  
mind. (I have often wondered whether a ban on the indefinite pronoun  
would be a good rule for rhelp.)


David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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