# Using Excel and Megastat to find the regression equation

12.33 Use Excel's Add Trend-line feature to fit a linear regression to the scatter plot. Is a linear model credible?

12.35 Use Megastat to fit the regression model, including residuals and standardized residuals.

12.37 ( a) based on the R2 and ANOVA table for your model, how would you assess the fit? (b) Interpret the p-value for the F statistic. (c) would you say that your model's fit is good enough to be of practical value?

12.42 Use Megastat to generate 95 percent confidence and prediction intervals for various x-values.

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#### Solution Summary

Compute regression equation using two softwares, excel and megastat. Then interpret and compare the results. Also develop plots