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    Description of Moving Average

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

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