mskyeg 2 years ago The table shows the amount of milk that Wisconsin dairy farms produced from 1937 to 1968. Which model best fits this data?

1. mskyeg

2. mskyeg

Possible answers y = –0.139x + 6.57 y = 6.57x + 0.139 y = 0.139x + 6.57 y = 0.139x – 6.57

3. zordoloom

Do you know how to get those possible answers?

4. zordoloom

You there?

5. mskyeg

no i don't

6. zordoloom

Have you heard of linear regression before?

7. mskyeg

ive heard of it but i don't remember how to do it

8. zordoloom

Well there are two ways that you can do it. 1, on a calculator that supports such a function, or by hand. Or you can simply graph each option and see which one matches the table.

9. mskyeg

i tried using my graphing calculator but that didn't get me an answer

10. zordoloom

What kind of graphing calculator do you have?

11. mskyeg

a texas instrument one

12. zordoloom

is it a ti-84?

13. zordoloom

TI-83 TI-84 TI-89 ? Any of these? They might say TI-84 plus or something like that?

14. mskyeg

i have no clue

15. zordoloom

What does it say on top of it? It is a graphing calculator right?

16. zordoloom

Something like this?

17. mskyeg

no i know that it has a screen and a sort of mouse pad like a computer

18. mskyeg

my mom is pretty desperate for me to do well in math so she got me the like 500 dollar one

19. zordoloom

a ti-nspire?

20. zordoloom

It helps to know. ti-nspire cx cas ti-npire cx google them and let me know. Otherwise you can just do the standard paper and pencil method.

21. mskyeg

how do i do the paper and pencil method

22. zordoloom
23. zordoloom

That should help.

24. mskyeg

that didn't work when i plugged in one of the possible x and y values it said it was invalid

25. xoxobee

Did you ever find answer to this one ? :/

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