For the following exercises, use a graphing utility to create a scatter diagram of the data given in the table. Observe the shape of the scatter diagram to determine whether the data is best described by an exponential, logarithmic, or logistic model. Then use the appropriate regression feature to find an equation that models the data. When necessary, round values to five decimal places. begin{array}{|c|c|}hline x & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 & 7 & 8 & 9 & 10 hline f(x) & 409.4 & 260.7 & 170.4 & 110.6 & 74 & 44.7 & 32.4 & 19.5 & 12.7 & 8.1 hline end{array}

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Exponential models
asked 2021-02-18
For the following exercises, use a graphing utility to create a scatter diagram of the data given in the table. Observe the shape of the scatter diagram to determine whether the data is best described by an exponential, logarithmic, or logistic model. Then use the appropriate regression feature to find an equation that models the data. When necessary, round values to five decimal places.
\(\displaystyle{b}{e}{g}\in{\left\lbrace{a}{r}{r}{a}{y}\right\rbrace}{\left\lbrace{\left|{c}\right|}{c}{\mid}\right\rbrace}{h}{l}\in{e}{x}&{1}&{2}&{3}&{4}&{5}&{6}&{7}&{8}&{9}&{10}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{f{{\left({x}\right)}}}&{409.4}&{260.7}&{170.4}&{110.6}&{74}&{44.7}&{32.4}&{19.5}&{12.7}&{8.1}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{e}{n}{d}{\left\lbrace{a}{r}{r}{a}{y}\right\rbrace}\)

Answers (1)

2021-02-19
Step 1
Remember that regression analysis is the process of looking for a best fit of model for a set of data. This can be done on a graphing utility as follows:
1. Press [STAT], the input corresponging x-values of data in L1, and y-values of data in L2.
2. Use [STATPLOT] to observe a scatterplot of the data.
3. Press [STAT], then [CALC] then [ExpReg]/[LnReg]/[Logistic].
This will show you a function in either the form of an exponential, a logarithmic or a logistic model.
4. Graph this equation on the same window as the scatterplot to see if it fits the data.
Step 2
1. Press [STAT], the input corresponging x-values of data in L1, and y-values of data in L2.
2. Use [STATPLOT] to observe a scatterplot of the data.
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Step 3
Based on the plots of the points, it can be exponential or logarithmic.
However, upon checking both regression analysis, the one with the closest value of \(\displaystyle{r}^{{{2}}}\) to 1 is exponential, hence, its formula is \(\displaystyle{y}={628.67663}{\left({0.64841}\right)}^{{{x}}}.\) The graph of which is below:
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Relevant Questions

asked 2021-01-19
The annual sales S (in millions of dollars) for the Perrigo Company from 2004 through 2010 are shown in the table. \(\displaystyle{b}{e}{g}\in{\left\lbrace{a}{r}{r}{a}{y}\right\rbrace}{\left\lbrace{\left|{c}\right|}{c}{\mid}\right\rbrace}{h}{l}\in{e}\text{Year}&{2004}&{2005}&{2006}&{2007}&{2008}&{2009}&{2010}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}\text{Sales, S}&{898.2}&{1024.1}&{1366.8}&{1447.4}&{1822.1}&{2006.9}&{2268.9}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{e}{n}{d}{\left\lbrace{a}{r}{r}{a}{y}\right\rbrace}\) a) Use a graphing utility to create a scatter plot of the data. Let t represent the year, with \(\displaystyle{t}={4}\) corresponding to 2004. b) Use the regression feature of the graphing utility to find an exponential model for the data. Use the Inverse Property \(\displaystyle{b}={e}^{{{\ln{\ }}{b}}}\) to rewrite the model as an exponential model in base e. c) Use the regression feature of the graphing utility to find a logarithmic model for the data. d) Use the exponential model in base e and the logarithmic model to predict sales in 2011. It is projected that sales in 2011 will be $2740 million. Do the predictions from the two models agree with this projection? Explain.
asked 2020-11-08
The following table lists the reported number of cases of infants born in the United States with HIV in recent years because their mother was infected.
Source:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
\(\displaystyle{b}{e}{g}\in{\left\lbrace{a}{r}{r}{a}{y}\right\rbrace}{\left\lbrace{\left|{c}\right|}{c}{\mid}\right\rbrace}{h}{l}\in{e}\text{Year}&\text{amp, Cases}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{1995}&{a}\mp,\ {295}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{1997}&{a}\mp,\ {166}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{1999}&{a}\mp,\ {109}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{2001}&{a}\mp,\ {115}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{2003}&{a}\mp,\ {94}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{2005}&{a}\mp,\ {107}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{2007}&{a}\mp,\ {79}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{e}{n}{d}{\left\lbrace{a}{r}{r}{a}{y}\right\rbrace}\)
a) Plot the data on a graphing calculator, letting \(\displaystyle{t}={0}\) correspond to the year 1995.
b) Using the regression feature on your calculator, find a quadratic, a cubic, and an exponential function that models this data.
c) Plot the three functions with the data on the same coordinate axes. Which function or functions best capture the behavior of the data over the years plotted?
d) Find the number of cases predicted by all three functions for 20152015. Which of these are realistic? Explain.
asked 2021-03-11
An automobile tire manufacturer collected the data in the table relating tire pressure x​ (in pounds per square​ inch) and mileage​ (in thousands of​ miles). A mathematical model for the data is given by
\(\displaystyle​ f{{\left({x}\right)}}=-{0.554}{x}^{2}+{35.5}{x}-{514}.\)
\(\begin{array}{|c|c|} \hline x & Mileage \\ \hline 28 & 45 \\ \hline 30 & 51\\ \hline 32 & 56\\ \hline 34 & 50\\ \hline 36 & 46\\ \hline \end{array}\)
​(A) Complete the table below.
\(\begin{array}{|c|c|} \hline x & Mileage & f(x) \\ \hline 28 & 45 \\ \hline 30 & 51\\ \hline 32 & 56\\ \hline 34 & 50\\ \hline 36 & 46\\ \hline \end{array}\)
​(Round to one decimal place as​ needed.)
\(A. 20602060xf(x)\)
A coordinate system has a horizontal x-axis labeled from 20 to 60 in increments of 2 and a vertical y-axis labeled from 20 to 60 in increments of 2. Data points are plotted at (28,45), (30,51), (32,56), (34,50), and (36,46). A parabola opens downward and passes through the points (28,45.7), (30,52.4), (32,54.7), (34,52.6), and (36,46.0). All points are approximate.
\(B. 20602060xf(x)\)
Acoordinate system has a horizontal x-axis labeled from 20 to 60 in increments of 2 and a vertical y-axis labeled from 20 to 60 in increments of 2.
Data points are plotted at (43,30), (45,36), (47,41), (49,35), and (51,31). A parabola opens downward and passes through the points (43,30.7), (45,37.4), (47,39.7), (49,37.6), and (51,31). All points are approximate.
\(C. 20602060xf(x)\)
A coordinate system has a horizontal x-axis labeled from 20 to 60 in increments of 2 and a vertical y-axis labeled from 20 to 60 in increments of 2. Data points are plotted at (43,45), (45,51), (47,56), (49,50), and (51,46). A parabola opens downward and passes through the points (43,45.7), (45,52.4), (47,54.7), (49,52.6), and (51,46.0). All points are approximate.
\(D.20602060xf(x)\)
A coordinate system has a horizontal x-axis labeled from 20 to 60 in increments of 2 and a vertical y-axis labeled from 20 to 60 in increments of 2. Data points are plotted at (28,30), (30,36), (32,41), (34,35), and (36,31). A parabola opens downward and passes through the points (28,30.7), (30,37.4), (32,39.7), (34,37.6), and (36,31). All points are approximate.
​(C) Use the modeling function​ f(x) to estimate the mileage for a tire pressure of 29
\(\displaystyle​\frac{{{l}{b}{s}}}{{{s}{q}}}\in.\) and for 35
\(\displaystyle​\frac{{{l}{b}{s}}}{{{s}{q}}}\in.\)
The mileage for the tire pressure \(\displaystyle{29}\frac{{{l}{b}{s}}}{{{s}{q}}}\in.\) is
The mileage for the tire pressure \(\displaystyle{35}\frac{{{l}{b}{s}}}{{{s}{q}}}\) in. is
(Round to two decimal places as​ needed.)
(D) Write a brief description of the relationship between tire pressure and mileage.
A. As tire pressure​ increases, mileage decreases to a minimum at a certain tire​ pressure, then begins to increase.
B. As tire pressure​ increases, mileage decreases.
C. As tire pressure​ increases, mileage increases to a maximum at a certain tire​ pressure, then begins to decrease.
D. As tire pressure​ increases, mileage increases.
asked 2021-02-09
A two-sample inference deals with dependent and independent inferences. In a two-sample hypothesis testing problem, underlying parameters of two different populations are compared. In a longitudinal (or follow-up) study, the same group of people is followed over time. Two samples are said to be paired when each data point in the first sample is matched and related to a unique data point in the second sample.
This problem demonstrates inference from two dependent (follow-up) samples using the data from the hypothetical study of new cases of tuberculosis (TB) before and after the vaccination was done in several geographical areas in a country in sub-Saharan Africa. Conclusion about the null hypothesis is to note the difference between samples.
The problem that demonstrates inference from two dependent samples uses hypothetical data from the TB vaccinations and the number of new cases before and after vaccination. PSK\begin{array}{|c|c|} \hline Geographical\ regions & Before\ vaccination & After\ vaccination\\ \hline 1 & 85 & 11\\ \hline 2 & 77 & 5\\ \hline 3 & 110 & 14\\ \hline 4 & 65 & 12\\ \hline 5 & 81 & 10\\\hline 6 & 70 & 7\\ \hline 7 & 74 & 8\\ \hline 8 & 84 & 11\\ \hline 9 & 90 & 9\\ \hline 10 & 95 & 8\\ \hline \end{array}ZSK
Using the Minitab statistical analysis program to enter the data and perform the analysis, complete the following: Construct a one-sided \(\displaystyle{95}\%\) confidence interval for the true difference in population means. Test the null hypothesis that the population means are identical at the 0.05 level of significance.
asked 2021-02-11
Several models have been proposed to explain the diversification of life during geological periods. According to Benton (1997), The diversification of marine families in the past 600 million years (Myr) appears to have followed two or three logistic curves, with equilibrium levels that lasted for up to 200 Myr. In contrast, continental organisms clearly show an exponential pattern of diversification, and although it is not clear whether the empirical diversification patterns are real or are artifacts of a poor fossil record, the latter explanation seems unlikely. In this problem, we will investigate three models fordiversification. They are analogous to models for populationgrowth, however, the quantities involved have a differentinterpretation. We denote by N(t) the diversification function,which counts the number of taxa as a function of time, and by rthe intrinsic rate of diversification.
(a) (Exponential Model) This model is described by \(\displaystyle{\frac{{{d}{N}}}{{{\left.{d}{t}\right.}}}}={r}_{{{e}}}{N}\ {\left({8.86}\right)}.\) Solve (8.86) with the initial condition N(0) at time 0, and show that \(\displaystyle{r}_{{{e}}}\) can be estimated from \(\displaystyle{r}_{{{e}}}={\frac{{{1}}}{{{t}}}}\ {\ln{\ }}{\left[{\frac{{{N}{\left({t}\right)}}}{{{N}{\left({0}\right)}}}}\right]}\ {\left({8.87}\right)}\)
(b) (Logistic Growth) This model is described by \(\displaystyle{\frac{{{d}{N}}}{{{\left.{d}{t}\right.}}}}={r}_{{{l}}}{N}\ {\left({1}\ -\ {\frac{{{N}}}{{{K}}}}\right)}\ {\left({8.88}\right)}\) where K is the equilibrium value. Solve (8.88) with the initial condition N(0) at time 0, and show that \(\displaystyle{r}_{{{l}}}\) can be estimated from \(\displaystyle{r}_{{{l}}}={\frac{{{1}}}{{{t}}}}\ {\ln{\ }}{\left[{\frac{{{K}\ -\ {N}{\left({0}\right)}}}{{{N}{\left({0}\right)}}}}\right]}\ +\ {\frac{{{1}}}{{{t}}}}\ {\ln{\ }}{\left[{\frac{{{N}{\left({t}\right)}}}{{{K}\ -\ {N}{\left({t}\right)}}}}\right]}\ {\left({8.89}\right)}\) for \(\displaystyle{N}{\left({t}\right)}\ {<}\ {K}.\)
(c) Assume that \(\displaystyle{N}{\left({0}\right)}={1}\) and \(\displaystyle{N}{\left({10}\right)}={1000}.\) Estimate \(\displaystyle{r}_{{{e}}}\) and \(\displaystyle{r}_{{{l}}}\) for both \(\displaystyle{K}={1001}\) and \(\displaystyle{K}={10000}.\)
(d) Use your answer in (c) to explain the following quote from Stanley (1979): There must be a general tendency for calculated values of \(\displaystyle{\left[{r}\right]}\) to represent underestimates of exponential rates,because some radiation will have followed distinctly sigmoid paths during the interval evaluated.
(e) Explain why the exponential model is a good approximation to the logistic model when \(\displaystyle\frac{{N}}{{K}}\) is small compared with 1.
asked 2020-11-11
Use exponential regression to find a function that models the data. \(\displaystyle{b}{e}{g}\in{\left\lbrace{a}{r}{r}{a}{y}\right\rbrace}{\left\lbrace{\left|{c}\right|}{c}{\mid}\right\rbrace}{h}{l}\in{e}{x}&{1}&{2}&{3}&{4}&{5}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{f{{\left({x}\right)}}}&{14}&{7.1}&{3.4}&{1.8}&{0.8}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{e}{n}{d}{\left\lbrace{a}{r}{r}{a}{y}\right\rbrace}\)
asked 2021-03-07
In an experiment designed to study the effects of illumination level on task performance (“Performance of Complex Tasks Under Different Levels of Illumination,” J. Illuminating Eng., 1976: 235–242), subjects were required to insert a fine-tipped probe into the eyeholes of ten needles in rapid succession both for a low light level with a black background and a higher level with a white background. Each data value is the time (sec) required to complete the task.
\(\displaystyle{b}{e}{g}\in{\left\lbrace{a}{r}{r}{a}{y}\right\rbrace}{\left\lbrace{\left|{c}\right|}{c}{\mid}\right\rbrace}{h}{l}\in{e}{S}{u}{b}{j}{e}{c}{t}&{\left({1}\right)}&{\left({2}\right)}&{\left({3}\right)}&{\left({4}\right)}&{\left({5}\right)}&{\left({6}\right)}&{\left({7}\right)}&{\left({8}\right)}&{\left({9}\right)}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{B}{l}{a}{c}{k}&{25.85}&{28.84}&{32.05}&{25.74}&{20.89}&{41.05}&{25.01}&{24.96}&{27.47}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{W}{h}{i}{t}{e}&{18.28}&{20.84}&{22.96}&{19.68}&{19.509}&{24.98}&{16.61}&{16.07}&{24.59}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{e}{n}{d}{\left\lbrace{a}{r}{r}{a}{y}\right\rbrace}\)
Does the data indicate that the higher level of illumination yields a decrease of more than 5 sec in true average task completion time? Test the appropriate hypotheses using the P-value approach.
asked 2020-10-19
n an experiment designed to study the effects of illumination level on task performance (“Performance of Complex Tasks Under Different Levels of Illumination,” J. Illuminating Eng., 1976: 235–242), subjects were required to insert a fine-tipped probe into the eyeholes of ten needles in rapid succession both for a low light level with a black background and a higher level with a white background. Each data value is the time (sec) required to complete the task. \(\displaystyle{b}{e}{g}\in{\left\lbrace{a}{r}{r}{a}{y}\right\rbrace}{\left\lbrace{\mathcal}\right\rbrace}{h}{l}\in{e}&{a}\mp&{a}\mp&{a}\mp\ \text{Subject}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}&{a}\mp\ {1}&{a}\mp\ {2}&{a}\mp\ {3}&{a}\mp\ {4}&{a}\mp\ {5}&{a}\mp\ {6}&{a}\mp\ {7}&{a}\mp\ {8}&{a}\mp\ {9}&{a}\mp\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}\text{Black}&{a}\mp\ {25.85}&{a}\mp\ {28.84}&{a}\mp\ {32.05}&{a}\mp\ {25.74}&{a}\mp\ {20.89}&{a}\mp\ {41.05}&{a}\mp\ {25.01}&{a}\mp\ {24.96}&{a}\mp\ {27.47}&{a}\mp\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}\text{White}&{a}\mp\ {18.23}&{a}\mp\ {20.84}&{a}\mp\ {22.96}&{a}\mp\ {19.68}&{a}\mp\ {19.509}&{a}\mp\ {24.98}&{a}\mp\ {16.61}&{a}\mp\ {16.07}&{a}\mp\ {24.59}&{a}\mp\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{e}{n}{d}{\left\lbrace{a}{r}{r}{a}{y}\right\rbrace}\) Does the data indicate that the higher level of illumination yields a decrease of more than 5 sec in true average task completion time? Test the appropriate hypotheses using the P-value approach.
asked 2020-12-25
Case: Dr. Jung’s Diamonds Selection
With Christmas coming, Dr. Jung became interested in buying diamonds for his wife. After perusing the Web, he learned about the “4Cs” of diamonds: cut, color, clarity, and carat. He knew his wife wanted round-cut earrings mounted in white gold settings, so he immediately narrowed his focus to evaluating color, clarity, and carat for that style earring.
After a bit of searching, Dr. Jung located a number of earring sets that he would consider purchasing. But he knew the pricing of diamonds varied considerably. To assist in his decision making, Dr. Jung decided to use regression analysis to develop a model to predict the retail price of different sets of round-cut earrings based on their color, clarity, and carat scores. He assembled the data in the file Diamonds.xls for this purpose. Use this data to answer the following questions for Dr. Jung.
1) Prepare scatter plots showing the relationship between the earring prices (Y) and each of the potential independent variables. What sort of relationship does each plot suggest?
2) Let X1, X2, and X3 represent diamond color, clarity, and carats, respectively. If Dr. Jung wanted to build a linear regression model to estimate earring prices using these variables, which variables would you recommend that he use? Why?
3) Suppose Dr. Jung decides to use clarity (X2) and carats (X3) as independent variables in a regression model to predict earring prices. What is the estimated regression equation? What is the value of the R2 and adjusted-R2 statistics?
4) Use the regression equation identified in the previous question to create estimated prices for each of the earring sets in Dr. Jung’s sample. Which sets of earrings appear to be overpriced and which appear to be bargains? Based on this analysis, which set of earrings would you suggest that Dr. Jung purchase?
5) Dr. Jung now remembers that it sometimes helps to perform a square root transformation on the dependent variable in a regression problem. Modify your spreadsheet to include a new dependent variable that is the square root on the earring prices (use Excel’s SQRT( ) function). If Dr. Jung wanted to build a linear regression model to estimate the square root of earring prices using the same independent variables as before, which variables would you recommend that he use? Why?
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6) Suppose Dr. Jung decides to use clarity (X2) and carats (X3) as independent variables in a regression model to predict the square root of the earring prices. What is the estimated regression equation? What is the value of the R2 and adjusted-R2 statistics?
7) Use the regression equation identified in the previous question to create estimated prices for each of the earring sets in Dr. Jung’s sample. (Remember, your model estimates the square root of the earring prices. So you must actually square the model’s estimates to convert them to price estimates.) Which sets of earring appears to be overpriced and which appear to be bargains? Based on this analysis, which set of earrings would you suggest that Dr. Jung purchase?
8) Dr. Jung now also remembers that it sometimes helps to include interaction terms in a regression model—where you create a new independent variable as the product of two of the original variables. Modify your spreadsheet to include three new independent variables, X4, X5, and X6, representing interaction terms where: X4 = X1 × X2, X5 = X1 × X3, and X6 = X2 × X3. There are now six potential independent variables. If Dr. Jung wanted to build a linear regression model to estimate the square root of earring prices using the same independent variables as before, which variables would you recommend that he use? Why?
9) Suppose Dr. Jung decides to use color (X1), carats (X3) and the interaction terms X4 (color * clarity) and X5 (color * carats) as independent variables in a regression model to predict the square root of the earring prices. What is the estimated regression equation? What is the value of the R2 and adjusted-R2 statistics?
10) Use the regression equation identified in the previous question to create estimated prices for each of the earring sets in Dr. Jung’s sample. (Remember, your model estimates the square root of the earring prices. So you must square the model’s estimates to convert them to actual price estimates.) Which sets of earrings appear to be overpriced and which appear to be bargains? Based on this analysis, which set of earrings would you suggest that Dr. Jung purchase?
asked 2021-02-09
The table gives the number of active Twitter users worldwide, semiannually from 2010 to 2016. \(\displaystyle{b}{e}{g}\in{\left\lbrace{a}{r}{r}{a}{y}\right\rbrace}{\left\lbrace{\left|{c}\right|}{c}{\mid}\right\rbrace}{h}{l}\in{e}\text{Years since}&\text{January 1, 2010}&\text{Twitter user}&\text{(millions)}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{0}&{30}&{3.5}&{232}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{0.5}&{49}&{4.0}&{255}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{1.0}&{68}&{4.5}&{284}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{1.5}&{101}&{5.0}&{302}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{2.0}&{138}&{5.5}&{307}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{2.5}&{167}&{6.0}&{310}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{3.0}&{204}&{6.5}&{317}\backslash{h}{l}\in{e}{e}{n}{d}{\left\lbrace{a}{r}{r}{a}{y}\right\rbrace}\) Use a calculator or computer to fit both an exponential function and a logistic function to these data. Graph the data points and both functions, and comment on the accuracy of the models.
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