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## extrapolate

(ĕks″tră′pō-lāt″)
To infer a point between two given, or known, points on a graph or progression. Thus, if an infant weighed 20 lb at a certain age and 4 months later weighed 23 lb, it could be inferred that at a point halfway between the two time periods, the infant might have weighed 21.5 lb.
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It is important to note that the allocation rules are to be followed no matter whether the asset is actually selected for the sample or has extrapolated values from the sample results applied to it.
Clearly, Solomon's insights about the relationship of curriculum and instruction to students' levels of learning with an OPAC can be extrapolated to the world of the digital libra : if a sophisticated curriculum and creative assignments can enhance higher-level learning with such a basic tool as an OPAC, how much more important must these factors be in facilitating such learning in this richer and more complex environment?
The total one-time costs (which include point-of-sale equipment, professional fees and an unrelenting drain on owners' time), extrapolated to the entire economy, will reach \$3 billion by the end of the year, the CFIB estimates.
And also, we give proof for the convergence of the Extrapolated Newton's method.
The viscosity of the progressively diluted ink was then extrapolated back toward increasing concentration.
Near Stuttgart, for the Mercedes-Benz Museum, a circulation diagram will be extrapolated and stacked as a volumetric logo.
Variable induced voltages and long decay times become a concern when currents or current ramp rates are high or when voltage curves need to be extrapolated for measurements on marginally stable conductors.
This extrapolated to approximately \$25,000 as the related mortgage principal amount.
Data at 0 MPa for each temperature was extrapolated from the data using a 2nd degree polynomial.
These results were extrapolated to the 407 ranked services, were further extrapolated to 2,000 high-volume services used by Medicare (the original services not being Medicare-specific), and will subsequently be extrapolated to the approximately 7,000 CPT codes.
The researchers then extrapolated how much toxic arsenic might be consumed in chicken meat.
To develop a comprehensive picture of statewide water quality, Reckhow says, states should undertake probability sampling so that monitoring results could be extrapolated to unmonitored sites.

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