Guided Project on Predicting House Sale Prices

Hi everyone, i want to know why we need to drop columns that leak info about the final sale. Thank you!

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Hi @Destine,

Please provide a mission link as per these guidelines so that we can better assist you.

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Ok thank you to assist me,

@masterryan.prof i mean, in the guided project on predicting house sale prices with linear regression model after i end my job, i compared with other guided project of the github so i noticed we were drop columns that leak info about final, so i want to know why because for me we could to need it! link of the mission is here!

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Hi @Destine

As mentioned in this article, data leakage may cause the model to overfit

because the model would be also learning from features that won’t be available

Hope this helps!

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Great, thanks @masterryan.prof !

No worries @Destine! Anytime.