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between 1998 and 2004, the number of college freshman who planned to get a professional degree computer science can be reasonably modeled by
f(x)=-348.2x^2+1402x+13,679

where x=0 represenjts 1998. based on this model, in what year did the percent of freshman planning to get a computer degree reach its maximum?

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for y = ax^2 + bx + c, the max or min is reached at x = -b/2a = 1402/696.4

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