Posted by **kevin** on Monday, November 26, 2012 at 7:07am.

I NEED HELP!!

The table shows the annual consumption of cheese people in the United States foor selected years in the nineteenth century. What cubic model best fits this data?

Year Pounds Consumption

1915 4.156

1922 4.857

1946 7.16

1991 29.989

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**Steve**, Monday, November 26, 2012 at 10:57am
take a look at using Newton's Divided Differences at

http://www.math.ucla.edu/~ronmiech/YAN/ndivdiff.html

I'd probably offset the year values by 1915 to make the values smaller.

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**lee**, Monday, November 26, 2012 at 7:10pm
I still do not understand

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**lee**, Monday, November 26, 2012 at 7:21pm
Im doing this problem also and a I cant figure it out

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