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    University officials at a major university would like to use 5-term moving averages to analyze enrollment. Enrollment data (in thousands of students) for the 15 most recent terms are shown in the middle column of the table below. A time series plot of the data was included in the question. In the far-right column of the table are the 5-term moving averages for the data. Fill in both missing blanks in this column. Round your answer to at least 2 decimal places.

    Term Enrollment (in thousands) 5-Term Moving average
    1 23.3 NA
    2 22.4 NA
    3 24.4 24.78
    4 26.2 25.88
    5 27.6 26.96
    6 28.8 28.26
    7 27.8 29.44
    8 30.9 30.28
    9 32.1 31.00
    10 31.8 ?
    11 32.4 32.82
    12 32.5 ?
    13 35.3 35.00
    14 36.9 NA
    15 37.9 NA

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    The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of moving average . Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included.

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