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Gather Data.2

C - Graph Tide Height vs. Wind Speed

  • Using the Wind Speed and Storm Tide Height numbers from the previous two graphs, plot the point where the values intersect on the graph for Hurricane Claudette.
  • Do the same for Hurricanes Juan, Isabel, Michelle, Floyd, Bonnie and Andrew. Draw a best-fit line.

D - Math Interpretations

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  1. Convert 75 miles per hour to knots. There is 0.864 nautical mile per standard mile. One knot is one nautical mile per hour.
  2. Convert 120 miles per hour to kilometers per hour.
  3. Convert 920 millibars to inches of mercury.
  4. Convert 950 millibars to hPa.

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