) The table shows the number of dollars spent in Country x (in millions) on ears 1985 (x = 1) through 1995 (x-11). 8) environmental protection programs during the y Use l east-squ ares regression to find the polynomial function that best models these data. Round coefficients to three dečimal places Year Spending (millions of dollars) 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 5.5 5.8 6.1 6.9 7.1 7.0 -40147591·여 7.3 7.6 7.8 7.9 2

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) The table shows the number of dollars spent in
Country x (in millions) on
ears 1985 (x = 1) through 1995 (x-11).
8)
environmental protection programs during the y
Use l
east-squ
ares regression to find the polynomial function that best models these data.
Round coefficients to three dečimal places
Year Spending (millions of dollars)
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
5.5
5.8
6.1
6.9
7.1
7.0
-40147591·여
7.3
7.6
7.8
7.9
2
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) The table shows the number of dollars spent in Country x (in millions) on ears 1985 (x = 1) through 1995 (x-11). 8) environmental protection programs during the y Use l east-squ ares regression to find the polynomial function that best models these data. Round coefficients to three dečimal places Year Spending (millions of dollars) 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 5.5 5.8 6.1 6.9 7.1 7.0 -40147591·여 7.3 7.6 7.8 7.9 2

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