Data Analysis: Cable Television The average monthly basic rates (in dollars) for cable television in the United States for the years 1992 through 2002 are shown in the table, where represents the year, with corresponding to 1992. (Source: Kagan Research LLC) (a) Use a graphing utility to create a scatter plot of the data. (b) Use the regression feature of the graphing utility to find a cubic model for the data. Then graph the model in the same viewing window as the scatter plot. Compare the model with the data. (c) Use synthetic division to evaluate the model for the year 2008. True or False?

Chapter 2: Methods for Describing Sets of Data • Qualitative Data • Class frequency- the number of observations in the data set falling into a particular class/ category • Class relative frequency- the class frequency divided...