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Develop a trendline to identify the relationship between billable hours and overhead costs.
- The managing director of a consulting group has the following monthly data on total overhead costs and professional labor hours to bill to clients:
- a) Develop a trendline to identify the relationship between billable hours and overhead costs.
- b) Interpret the coefficients of your regression model. Specifically, what does the fixed component of the model mean to the consulting firm?
- c) If a special job requiring 1,000 billable hours that would contribute a margin of $38,000 before overhead was available, would the job be attractive?