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  • one year ago

Find the equation of the best­ fit line from the tomato plant table above.  Chart Height (inches) # of Tomatoes 27 12 33 18 19 9 40 16 31 15 Please help! Going on vacation this weekend and want to be done with school. This is my last assignment

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I feel your struggle. Well, someone will help.

  2. amoodarya
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    you want best fit ,in polynomial ? or other form ?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I am not sure it is for a scatter plot

  4. amoodarya
    • one year ago
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    do you plot points ?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i am sorry this subject is confusing to but i know how to make the scatter plot just do not know how to find equations.

  7. amoodarya
    • one year ago
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    use microsoft excel type the point it is very easy to get scatter plot in it

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I unfortunately do not have Microsoft yet. I just got a new computer.

  9. amoodarya
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    you can use online program , find by google

  10. anonymous
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    ok will it help find the equation too?

  11. amoodarya
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    usually but you said ,you are able to find the equation !

  12. amoodarya
    • one year ago
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    you have 5 points you can find a polynomial in 4 degree , that passes all points

  13. amoodarya
    • one year ago
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    \[f(x)=-0.0015035394*x^4+0.17208577*x^3-7.2202317*x^2+132.03964*x-877.64305\]

  14. amoodarya
    • one year ago
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    it is standard form do you want , something like that ?

  15. amoodarya
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  16. anonymous
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    I understand how to create the graph i do not know how to find the equation

  17. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1435884313366:dw|

  18. anonymous
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    I understand how to draw the chart I am confused on how to find the equation?

  19. amoodarya
    • one year ago
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    newton backward method for n'th degree polynomial ,can use or regression line for line

  20. amoodarya
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    what degree you want to interpolate ?

  21. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    The problem asks for the best fit line. Why not treat it as a straight line? Use to points to find the slope, and find the y-intercept. Then use that information to find the equation of the line.

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