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vera_ewing

  • one year ago

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  1. Hero
    • one year ago
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    What is your reasoning behind choosing option D?

  2. vera_ewing
    • one year ago
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    I used excel to calculate best-fit line, and I got D

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    could you take a screen shot of your excel file to review it?

  4. Hero
    • one year ago
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    Explain how you used excel to find the line of best fit . How would anyone know that you know What you are doing?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    did you use the year for your x values and y for the amount gold produced?

  6. vera_ewing
    • one year ago
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    Yeah...that's what I was supposed to do, right?

  7. anonymous
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    that's correct. I just put them into excel and im not coming up with D. Check to make sure you're using a linear trend line

  8. vera_ewing
    • one year ago
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    Ohh wait so it would be C, right?

  9. anonymous
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    not quite, dont use best fit, use a linear trend line and if you entered all the data points correctly you shouldnt get c or d

  10. vera_ewing
    • one year ago
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    B?

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    no not B either, haha i guess you can figure out the answer then at this point. Ill attach a picture of my graph and equation

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  12. vera_ewing
    • one year ago
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    Ah, thanks so much. I appreciate your help.

  13. anonymous
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    sure thing, were you able to find your mistake in excel?

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @jeweaver68 medal

  15. vera_ewing
    • one year ago
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    Yeah, I was. Thanks for showing yours.

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Great! Good job and good luck with the rest of your homework!

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