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Daily high temperatures in the city of Houston for the last week have been as follows: 82, 87, 83, 87, 91, 96, 101 (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.

Round your answer to 1 decimal place; for example, 1.2 .

(d)

Compute the mean squared error for the 2-day moving average.

Round your answer to 1 decimal place; for example, 12.3 .

(e)

Calculate the mean absolute percent error for the 2-day moving average.

%

Round your answer to 1 decimal place; for example, 1.2.

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#### Solution Summary

Solution shows computations of high temperature, the mean absolute deviation, mean absolute percent error.

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