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question; you research the average cost of a tank of gasoline for a certain type of car for several recent years to look for trends. the table shows your data. what is the equation for a line of best fit? how much would you expect to pay for a tank of gas in the year 2024?
Table;
1998 2000 2002 2004 2006
$26.10 $28.50 $30.30 $29.70 $32.50

2008
$37.70

a)y=26.10x+0.944;$62.65
b)y=26.10x+0.944;$50.65
c)y=0.944x+26.10;$50.65
d)y=0.944x+26.10;$62.25
Can someoneexplain how you'd work this out.Please!

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