Researchers were interested in the relationship between the number of prescription medications (x) that a person is currently taking and their weight gain over the course of a year (y). This table is the data that they collected. Find the linear regression line for the following values. You will need to use a calculator, spreadsheet, or statistical software.   Enter your answer in the form y=mx+b, with m and b both rounded to two decimal places. x y 1 7.97 2 7.85 3 11.3 4 10 5 12.58 6 15.41

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Researchers were interested in the relationship between the number of prescription medications (x) that a person is currently taking and their weight gain over the course of a year (y). This table is the data that they collected.

Find the linear regression line for the following values. You will need to use a calculator, spreadsheet, or statistical software.

 

Enter your answer in the form y=mx+b, with m and b both rounded to two decimal places.

x y
1 7.97
2 7.85
3 11.3
4 10
5 12.58
6 15.41

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