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What is this data of?1970 - Men 23.2 Women 20.8

1998 - Men 26.7 Women 25

This data is from the textbook -- a "article" from USA Today Snapshots. Here's what the article says:

Waiting on Weddings -- Couples are marrying later. The median age of men and women who tied the knot for the first time in 1970 and 1998: then the below graph from last post.

I need to use the information in the graph to solve the question.

HEEELLLPPPP - due on Monday. :?

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They've given you two data points. Either use the "year" values as listed, or do some sort of simplification like "t = 0 stands for 1970". Then find the slope through the two given points.snowman06 said:I don't understand how to solve this problem.

Once you have the slope, use it, along with one of the original points (it doesn't matter which) to find the straight-line equation. There are various methods/formulas for this. If you get stuck, please specify the method or formula you are using.

Thank you.

Eliz.