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The per capita public debt (in thousands of dollars) of the United States for the years 1940 to 1990 appears below. Create a scatterplot and determine a trend line. Based on your scatterplot, what do you expect the per capita public debt to be in 2020?

Year-1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990
\$-325, 1668, 1572, 1807, 3970, 12,823

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What do you think the per capita public debt will be in 2020?

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