Results 1 to 2 of 2

Math Help - Help finding function rule

  1. #1
    Newbie
    Joined
    May 2008
    Posts
    5

    Help finding function rule

    I need help finding the function rule for this problem if anyone could help it would be much appreciated Heres the problem: N--- 1 2 3 4 5 6
    F(n) 1 -1 -4 -7 -10 -13
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  2. #2
    A riddle wrapped in an enigma
    masters's Avatar
    Joined
    Jan 2008
    From
    Big Stone Gap, Virginia
    Posts
    2,551
    Thanks
    12
    Awards
    1
    I did a scatterplot of your data. Although not linear, it was pretty close. Linear regression analysis put the line of best fit to:

    y = -2.85714x + 4\frac{1}{3}

    The correlation coefficient (r) = .9983374885, so that's pretty close to 1.

    Does this help?
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

Similar Math Help Forum Discussions

  1. Replies: 9
    Last Post: November 9th 2010, 01:40 AM
  2. Finding the cubic function rule
    Posted in the Algebra Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: December 1st 2009, 09:11 PM
  3. Replies: 3
    Last Post: October 31st 2009, 06:20 AM
  4. Replies: 2
    Last Post: June 5th 2009, 08:55 AM
  5. Replies: 3
    Last Post: May 25th 2009, 08:39 AM

Search Tags


/mathhelpforum @mathhelpforum