## Algebra 1

Trendline: $y=-1157.9x+2337000$ 2006 estimate: 14253 patents 2015 estimate: 3832 patents
The trend line and graph were created in Microsoft Excel. Year 2006: $y=-1157.9x+2337000$ $y=-1157.9*2006+2337000$ $y=-2322747.4+2337000$ $y=14252.6$ Year 2015: $y=-1157.9x+2337000$ $y=-1157.9*2015+2337000$ $y=-2333168.5+2337000$ $y= 3831.5$