# Consider the monthly sales data of a company for last year as well as first six month data for current year. Use a three- quarter weighted moving average, Forecast the sales of company for 3rd Quarter of current year. Use Weights of 4/7, 2/7 and 1/7, giving more weight to more recent data. Note, the 1ist quarter is Jan, Feb and March , 2nd quarter is Apr, May, June, 3rd quarter is July, Aug and Sept, and 4th quarter is Oct, Nov and Dec. Month Jan Feb Mar April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov DecLast Year 100 125 135 175 185 200 150 140 130 200 225 250Current Year 125 135 135 190 200 190

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Consider the monthly sales data of a company for last year as well as first six month data for current year. Use a three- quarter weighted moving average, Forecast the sales of company for 3rd Quarter of current year. Use Weights of 4/7, 2/7 and 1/7, giving more weight to more recent data. Note, the 1ist quarter is Jan, Feb and March , 2nd quarter is Apr, May, June, 3rd quarter is July, Aug and Sept, and 4th quarter is Oct, Nov and Dec.

Month Jan Feb Mar April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Last Year 100 125 135 175 185 200 150 140 130 200 225 250
Current Year 125 135 135 190 200 190

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Given information:

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Calculation of three quarter weight average forecast for the 3rd quarter of the current year:

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