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Unformatted text preview: lt; 0 means the passenger is to the left of the center. 5. The table below lists the average temperature of Lake Erie as measured in Cleveland, Ohio on the first of the month for each month during the years 1971 – 2000.18 For example, t = 3 represents the average of the temperatures recorded for Lake Erie on every March 1 for the years 1971 through 2000. Month Number, t Temperature (◦ F), T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 36 33 34 38 47 57 67 74 73 67 56 46 (a) Using the techniques discussed in Example 11.1.2, fit a sinusoid to these data. (b) Using a graphing utility, graph your model along with the data set to judge the reasonableness of the fit. (c) Use the model you found in part 5a to predict the average temperature recorded for Lake Erie on April 15th and September 15th during the years 1971–2000.19 (d) Compare your results to those obtained using a graphing utility. 18 19 See this website: http://www.erh.noaa.gov/cle/climate/cle/normals/laketempcle.html. The computed average is 41◦ F for April 15th and 71◦ F for September 15th . 758 Applicatio...
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2013 for the course MATH Algebra taught by Professor Wong during the Fall '13 term at Chicago Academy High School.

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