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Using Data Given Below Use this function to Predict the Number of Hurricanes.

Using Function Given Below Use this function and data to Predict the Number of Hurricanes between 1961 and 1970.
 
Decade, x            Major Huricanes Striking,H
1921-1930, 1       6
1931-1940, 2       9
1941-1950, 3       11
1951-1960, 4       9
1961-1970, 5       7
1971-1980, 6       5
1981-1990, 7       6
1991-2000, 7       6
 
Function of Graph Best used to fit the Graph is:
H(x) = 0.159x- 2.230x+ 9.330x - 1.214
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Jim S. | Physics (and math) are fun, reallyPhysics (and math) are fun, really
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Robert,
 
       The question is asking for H(5)=.159*(125)-2.230*(25)+9.33*(5)-1.214 = 9.561 Hurricanes.
 
Jim