C. 53 items
To solve for the number of items sold, plug in 6 for x, as we are asked to find the predicted number of items sold by a person with 6 years of experience.
Solve for y:y = 8.6x + 2y = 8.6(6) + 2y = 51.6 + 2y = 53.6
Since you can't have a partial item, we round down to the nearest whole number, so we are predicting around 53 items.
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