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**Statistics, multiple choice, regression equation -- 2nd question**

## Homework Statement

A regression equation was developed to predict gasoline mileage (mpg) for various car weights (pounds). The resultant equation was: Y = 35.2 - .0034 X. Which two answers can be concluded?

A. The explanatory variable is the mileage and the response variable is the weight.

B. The explanatory variable is the weight and the response variable is the mileage.

C. Heavier cars get lower mileage.

D. Heavier cars get higher mileage.

## Homework Equations

y=mx+b

## The Attempt at a Solution

My answer is A and D, For they make the most sense to me, yet I am not sure:/