# The owner of Showtime Movie Theaters, Inc., would like to predict weekly gross revenue

August 30, 2017

Question
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The owner of Showtime Movie Theaters, Inc., would like to predict weekly gross revenue as a function of advertising expenditures. Historical data for a sample of eight weeks follow.

Weekly

Television

Newspaper

Gross Revenue

(\$1,000s)

(\$1,000s)

(\$1,000s)

93

5.0

1.5

90

2.0

2.0

95

4.0

1.5

92

2.5

2.5

96

3.0

3.3

94

3.5

2.3

94

2.5

4.2

105

3.0

2.5

Develop an estimated regression equation with the amount of television advertising as the independent variable (to 1 decimal).Revenue = + TVAdv
Develop an estimated regression equation with both television advertising and newspaper advertising as the independent variables (to 2 decimals).Revenue = + TVAdv + NewsAdv
Is the estimated regression equation coefficient for television advertising expenditures the same in part (a) and in part (b)?SelectYes, the coefficients are the sameNo, the coefficients are not the same
Predict weekly gross revenue for a week when \$3.2 thousand is spent on television advertising and \$1.9 thousand is spent on newspaper advertising?
NOTE: To compute the predicted revenues, use the coefficients you have computed rounded to two decimals, as you have entered them here. Then, also round your predicted revenue to two decimal places. \$ in thousands

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