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week 4 mat - Choose One Of The Forecasting Methods And...

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Choose One Of The Forecasting Methods And Explain The Rationale Behind Using It In Real Life. What Is The Difference Between a Causal Model And a Time- Series Model? Choose one of the forecasting methods and explain the rationale behind using it in real life. I would choose to use the exponential smoothing forecast method because it weighs the most recent past data more strongly than more distant past data. This makes it so that the forecast will react more strongly to immediate changes in the data. This is good to examine when dealing with seasonal patterns and trends that may be taking place. I would find this information very useful when examining the increased production of a product that appears to be in higher demand in recent times than past. Describe how a domestic fast food chain with plans for expanding into China would be able to use a forecasting model. By looking at the data of other companies the fast food chain would be able to put together a forecast to determine if their business venture was viable. They could examine the sales data and
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course MAT 540 taught by Professor Dralexander during the Spring '11 term at Strayer.

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