The Willow River Mining Company mines and ships coal. It has experienced the following demand for coal during the past eight years:
Year Coat Sales (tons)
Develop an adjusted exponential smoothing model (α = 0.30, β = 0.20) and a linear trend line model, and compare the forecast accuracy of the two using MAD. Indicate which forecast seems to be most accurate.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 2, 2020, 5:34 am ad1c9bdddf
The solution gives detailed steps on forecasting coat sales using Excel under two models: adjusted exponential smoothing and linear trend line.