Math

The table shows the population of a school for the years 1992-2008.

Year: 1992, 1994 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008

Population: 628, 656, 692,751, 793, 840 ,868, 902, 940

Which is the best prediction for the population in 2012?

1000

1100 <--- or 1000?

1150

2010

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1. Since the increase for any two years is never greater than 100, what would you say?

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