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# Modeling Data: Profits

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Which equation would be the best to model the following data?

Year Profits (\$Millions) 1 2 2 2.2 3 2.5 4 3 5 3.8 6 7 7 6.5 8 8 9 10 10 13 A$\text{Profits}= 0.09437\text{(Year)} + 0.14367$B$\log{\text{(Profits)}} = 0.09437\log{\text{(Year)}} - 0.14367$C$\log{\text{(Profits)}} = 0.09437 \log{\text{(Year)}} + 0.14367$D$\text{Profits}= 1.168 \text{(Year)} - 0.827$E$\log{\text{(Profits)}} = 1.168\text{(Year)}-0.827\$