Liner regression, Mathematics

Liner Regression

The calculations for our sample size n = 10 are described below. The linear regression model is y = a + bx

Table:

Distance x miles

Time y mins

xy

x2

y2

3.5

16

56.0

12.25

256

2.4

13

31.0

5.76

169

4.9

19

93.1

24.01

361

4.2

18

75.6

17.64

324

3.0

12

36.0

9.0

144

1.3

11

14.3

1.69

121

1.0

8

8.0

1.0

64

3.0

14

42.0

9.0

196

1.5

9

13.5

2.25

81

4.1

16

65.6

16.81

256

Σx = 28.9

Σy = 136

Σxy = 435.3

Σx2 = 99.41

Σy2= 1972

The Slope b =  {(10 * 435.3) - (28.9 * 136)}/ {(10 * 99.41) - (28.9)2} = 2.66

And the intercept a =   {136 - (2.66 * 28.9)}/10 = 5.91

Now we insert these values in the linear model describing as

y = 5.91 + 2.66x Or

Delivery time (mins) = 5.91 + 2.66 delivery distance in miles

The slope of the regression line is the estimated number of minutes per mile required for a delivery. The intercept is the estimated time to prepare for the journey and to deliver the goods that is the time required for each journey other than the actual traveling time.

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