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# Least-Squares Regression One of Varic Company’s products goes through a glazing process The company has observed glazing costs as follows over the last six weeks

Least-Squares Regression

One of Varic Company’s products goes through a glazing process. The company has observed glazing costs as follows over the last six weeks:

 1 . . . . . . . . .    . 8 \$270 2 . . . . . . . . .    . 5 \$200 3 . . . . . . . . .    . 10 \$310 4 . . . . . . . . .    . 4 \$190 5 . . . . . . . . .    . 6 \$240 6 . . . . . . . . .    . 9 \$290

For planning purposes, the company’s management wants to know the amount of variable glazing cost 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 the glazing cost.

2.       Express the cost data in (1) above in the form bX.

3.       If the company processes seven units next week, what would be the expected total glazing cost?

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