Workers at a warehouse of consumer goods gather items from the warehouse to fill customer orders. The number of items in a sample of orders and the time, in minutes, it took the workers to gather the items were recorded. A scatterplot of the recorded data showed a curved pattern, and the square root of the number of items was taken to create a linear pattern. The following table shows computer output from the least-squares regression analysis created to predict the time it takes to gather items from the number of items in an order. Predictor Coef Constant 3.0979 Square root of items 2.7633 R-Sq = 96.7% Based on the regression output, which of the following is the predicted time, in minutes, that it took to gather the items if the order has 22 items? A 7.99 16.06 17.29 D 27.49 E 63.89

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Workers at a warehouse of consumer goods gather items from the warehouse to fill customer orders. The number of items in a sample of orders and the time, in minutes, it took the workers to gather the items
were recorded. A scatterplot of the recorded data showed a curved pattern, and the square root of the number of items was taken to create a linear pattern. The following table shows computer output from the
least-squares regression analysis created to predict the time it takes to gather items from the number of items in an order.
Predictor
Coef
Constant
3.0979
Square root of items
2.7633
R-Sq = 96.7%
Based on the regression output, which of the following is the predicted time, in minutes, that it took to gather the items if the order has 22 items?
A
7.99
16.06
17.29
D
27.49
E
63.89
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Workers at a warehouse of consumer goods gather items from the warehouse to fill customer orders. The number of items in a sample of orders and the time, in minutes, it took the workers to gather the items were recorded. A scatterplot of the recorded data showed a curved pattern, and the square root of the number of items was taken to create a linear pattern. The following table shows computer output from the least-squares regression analysis created to predict the time it takes to gather items from the number of items in an order. Predictor Coef Constant 3.0979 Square root of items 2.7633 R-Sq = 96.7% Based on the regression output, which of the following is the predicted time, in minutes, that it took to gather the items if the order has 22 items? A 7.99 16.06 17.29 D 27.49 E 63.89

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