# Is there any reason to use FindFit over NonlinearModelFit? [duplicate]

Given that FindFit seems to just be able to return estimated coefficients and none of the other goodies (standard errors, confidence bands, residuals, etc.), under what circumstances might one want to ever use FindFit?

• – Searke Jul 19 '18 at 16:40
• I agree this question should be closed. (My feeble response is that the original question that I duplicated didn't appear in the list of possible related questions - unless I missed it there, too.) – JimB Jul 19 '18 at 17:30