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# Least-Squares Regression [LO3, LO8]One of Varic Company’s products goes through a glazing

Least-Squares Regression [LO3, LO8]One of Varic Company’s products goes through a glazing process. The company has observedglazing costs as follows over the last six weeks:
Week
UnitsProduced
TotalGlazing Cost1 . . . . . . . . . . 8 \$2702 . . . . . . . . . . 5 \$2003 . . . . . . . . . . 10 \$3104 . . . . . . . . . . 4 \$1905 . . . . . . . . . . 6 \$2406 . . . . . . . . . . 9 \$290
For planning purposes, the company’s management wants to know the amount of variable glazingcost per unit and the total fixed glazing cost per week.Required:1. Using the least-squares regression method, estimate the variable and fixed elements of theglazing cost.2. Express the cost data in (1) above in the form Y = a + bX.3. If the company processes seven units next week, what would be the expected total glazing cost?

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