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    Forecasting sales with five period moving average

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    Given the following data on the number of pints of ice cream sold at a local ice cream store for a 6-period time frame:

    Period Demand
    1 200
    2 245
    3 190
    4 270
    5 280
    6 300

    Compute a 5-period moving average for period 7.
    Put your answer in the form xxx with no additional numbers or symbols.

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