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What does B stand for?

B stands for Y-Intercept (from the equation y = mx + b)

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The y-intercept variable reads "b" and it should read "loge(b).
Based upon this information, we can hypothesize that the underlying form of the relationship looks like a straight line: [GRAPHIC OMITTED] The relationship is that of a straight line, where a is the y-intercept (the y value where the straight line crosses the x-axis, i.