36. Farms in the United States The graph gives the number of farms in the United States from 1850 to 2000. (a) Estimate the average rate of change in the number of farms between (i) 1860 and 1890 and (ii) 1950 and 1970. (b) In which decade did the number of farms experience the greatest average rate of decline? 7000 6000 5000 4000 3000 2000 1860 1900 1940 1980

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Farms in the United States The graph gives the number of
farms in the United States from 1850 to 2000.
(a) Estimate the average rate of change in the number of
farms between (i) 1860 and 1890 and (ii) 1950 and 1970.
(b) In which decade did the number of farms experience the
greatest average rate of decline?

36. Farms in the United States The graph gives the number of
farms in the United States from 1850 to 2000.
(a) Estimate the average rate of change in the number of
farms between (i) 1860 and 1890 and (ii) 1950 and 1970.
(b) In which decade did the number of farms experience the
greatest average rate of decline?
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36. Farms in the United States The graph gives the number of farms in the United States from 1850 to 2000. (a) Estimate the average rate of change in the number of farms between (i) 1860 and 1890 and (ii) 1950 and 1970. (b) In which decade did the number of farms experience the greatest average rate of decline? 7000 6000 5000 4000 3000 2000 1860 1900 1940 1980