Coal shipments from a mine for the past 18 weeks are: a. Plot the data as time

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Coal shipments from a mine for the past 18 weeks are:

Tonnes Tonnes Week Shipped Week Shipped 405 10 440 2 410 11 446 3 420 12 451 4 415 13 455 412 14 464 420 15 466 7 424 16 474 433 17 476 9. 438 18 482 1, 00


a. Plot the data as time series, determine the pattern, and explain why an averaging technique would not be appropriate in this case.

b. Use an appropriate technique to develop a forecast for week 19.

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Operations Management

ISBN: 9781259270154

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Authors: William J Stevenson, Mehran Hojati, James Cao

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