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Daily high temperatures in the city of Houston for the last week have been as follows: 84, 80, 79, 81, 78, 73, 76 (yesterday).

(a) Forecast the high temperature today, using a 3-day moving average. ____________
Round your answer to the nearest whole number; for example, 12 .

(b) Forecast the high temperature today, using a 2-day moving average. ____________
Round your answer to the nearest whole number; for example, 12 .

(c) Calculate the mean absolute deviation based on a 2-day moving average. ____________

(d) Compute the mean squared error for the 2-day moving average____________

(e)Calculate the mean absolute percent error for the 2-day moving average. ____________%

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Daily high temperatures in the City of Houston for the last week have been as follows: 84, 80, 79, 81, 78, 73, 76 (yesterday).

Day Temperature Forecast Error Absolute error Squared error Absolute % error
1 84 ...

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