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Statistics: Predicted Value of Cricket Chirps

Find the best predicted temperature (in degree F) at a time when a cricket chirps 3000 times in one minute. What is wrong with this predicted value?

Chirps in 1 minute: 882, 1188, 1104, 864, 1200, 1032, 960, 900
Temperature (degree F) 69.7, 93.3, 84.3, 76.3, 88.6, 82.6, 71.6, 79.6

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The regression equation is given as follows:

y = 0.0523x + 27.6284

The best predicted ...

$2.19