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Need help linearizing data. URGENT

  1. Sep 21, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I have all of the data but I just can't find the equation to linearize it.

    X values: 0, 1.98, 3.96, 5.94, 7.92, 9.9, 11.88
    Y values: 1.98, 7.13, 9.08, 11.04, 12.57, 14.51, 14.34


    2. The attempt at a solution
    I know it is not a parabola, cubic, exponential, or inverse.
     
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  3. Sep 21, 2014 #2

    SteamKing

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    You can do a linear regression on your data. IDK how good a fit you'll get. The y-values reach a maximum before the last x-value.
    A spreadsheet like Excel probably already has the tools for this built-in.
     
  4. Sep 21, 2014 #3
    Thanks, I have no idea if I got the graph correct but something is better than nothing.
     
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