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    A candy bar manufacturer is interested in trying to estimate how sales are influenced by the price of their product. To do this the company randomly chooses 6 small cities and offers the candy bar at different prices. Using candy bar sales as the dependent variable, the company will conduct a simple linear regression on the data below:

    (see table in attached file)

    Referring to the table what is the estimated slope parameter for the candy bar and sales data?

    A. 161.386
    B. 0.784
    C. -3.810
    D. -48.193

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    Solution contains calculations of the estimated slope parameter for the candy bar and sales data.

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