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(Modeling) Master's Degrees During the period 197...

(Modeling) Master's Degrees During the period 1977-2017, the numbers of master's degrees awarded to both males and females grew. If \(x = 0\) represents \(1977\) and \(x = 40\) represents 2017, the number of master's degrees earned (in thousands) are closely modeled by the following system. \(y = 3.860 x + 171.5\) Males \(y = 8.200 x + 149.8\) Females

Answer

\(1982 ; 191 \text { thousand master's degrees }\)

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