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StatisticsSTATISTICS F/BUSINESS+ECONOMICS-TEXTThe Costello Music Company has been in business for five years. During that time, sales of pianos increased from 12 units in the first year to 76 units in the most recent year. Fred Costello, the firm's owner, wants to develop a forecast of piano sales for the coming year. The historical data follow. Year 1 2 3 4 5 Sales 12 28 34 50 76 a. Construct a time series plot. What type of pattern exists in the data? b. Develop the linear trend equation for the time series. What is the average increase in sales that the firm has been realizing per year? c. Forecast sales for years 6 and 7.BuyFind*launch*

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Chapter 17, Problem 48SE

Textbook Problem

The Costello Music Company has been in business for five years. During that time, sales of pianos increased from 12 units in the first year to 76 units in the most recent year. Fred Costello, the firm's owner, wants to develop a forecast of piano sales for the coming year. The historical data follow.

Year |
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 |

Sales |
12 | 28 | 34 | 50 | 76 |

- a. Construct a time series plot. What type of pattern exists in the data?
- b. Develop the linear trend equation for the time series. What is the average increase in sales that the firm has been realizing per year?
- c. Forecast sales for years 6 and 7.

STATISTICS F/BUSINESS+ECONOMICS-TEXT

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