# Question: i a certain country total alcoholic beverage sales are reported...

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I a
certain country, total alcoholic beverage sales are reported
through out the year. Sales were reported as $119.6 billion at the
beginning of 2002 and $132.3 billion at the beginning of 2004. (a)
Let the x-axis denote time and the y-axis denote the amount of
alcohol sales (in billions). Let x=0 correspond to 2002. Fill in
the blanks: The given data is represented by the points (__, 119.6)
and (2, ----). (b) Find the linear equation determined by the two
points in part (a). (c) Use the equation in part (b) to estimate
the alcohol sales produced in 2003. (d) If the model remains
accurate, in what year will reported alcohol sales reach $160
billion?