 # Explanation of Regression Formula Regression AnalysisKnowledge Center Next Topic Regression Analysis > Forum > Explanation of Regression Formula  Explanation of Regression FormulaHenry Lozada, Professor, Puerto Rico, MemberThe regression formula is: Y = B0 + B1X or: Dependent variable = constant + B1independent variable B1= for each change of the independent variable (X), it will increase or decrease the dependent variable (Y) Rule of thumb: T > 2 significant slope T < 2 not significant slope Hypothesis: Ho: B0 = 0 there is no relationship Ha: B0 =/= there is a relationship R square (R2) = explains the % of dependent variable Y, is explained by the variability of the variable independent X I will recomend to use SPSS. It provides the factor that you need to resolve your necesity. You need historical information of your financial statement / accounting (sales, cost, and other information) I hope the information will help others. Read all responses and join this discussion yourself. Support your career and personal development with 12manage, the management platform. Special Interest Group Leader Regression Analysis   Regression AnalysisKnowledge Center Next Topic 