I read about the prepositions, for, and to. For example, to can be used with times, directions. for can be used as because of. However, I am still confused about my sentence. I think the first one is correct as my method do something. While the second sentence shows the reasons.
I have a commonly used method, A, which is used to select the best fit model. What one of my sentences is correct? and Why?
Method A is a commonly used method to select the best fit model.
Method A is a commonly used method for selecting the best fit model.