Anyone else having trouble understanding the answer to the problem at link below? I would think one of the weights would have to be negative.

Thanks for any help, Scott

https://brilliant.org/practice/computational-models-of-the-neuron/?p=6

Anyone else having trouble understanding the answer to the problem at link below? I would think one of the weights would have to be negative.

Thanks for any help, Scott

https://brilliant.org/practice/computational-models-of-the-neuron/?p=6

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TopNewest@Scott Edwards - The slope of the line is negative, so both of the weights should be positive (since the decision boundary is of the form \(w_1x_1+w_2x_2 + b = 0.\) The slope is \(-w_2/w_1.\)

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Can you explain why you think the solution given is flawed? – Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 2 months, 2 weeks ago

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