### Regression model for number of employees

The number of Employees of a major high tech company for 1999-2004 is given below: Year Employees (in 000) 1 45, 600 2 42,200 3 41,100 4 39, 300 5 34,300 6 30,300 Determine the least square trend equation. Estimate the number of employees in 2008. By how much the number of employees decreases (or in