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extrapolate

vb. to estimate an unknown (future) value by projecting from known (past) values (in TIME-SERIES ANALYSIS). This involves predicting a value for the
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"They've gotten to the point we wanted to make [future crossovers] a little bit easier," Kreisberg said (via (http://www.ign.com/articles/2016/12/02/how-supergirl-will-be-involved-in-the-arrowverse-after-the-crossover) IGN ) of why Kara's inter-dimensional extrapolator is an important storytelling device.
If a person is a natural extrapolator, for example, he/she should force him/herself to consider how a pattern analyst, goal analyst, counter-puncher, and intuitor would look at the situation.
For 1990-1996, the 1996 NCS ratio values were carried backwards using BLS's Hours At Work Survey (HWS) as an extrapolator series.
Fans of CW's DC TV universe may have to wait until spring 2017 to see Kara use her inter-dimensional extrapolator again.
It shows, in a summary table, the source data and methods used for the current-dollar annual estimates and the extrapolator for the current quarterly estimates.(3) The table shows this information for over forty product-side components and about thirty income-side components.
Source Data and Methods for Current-Dollar GDP and Current-Dollar GDI--Continues Component Annual estimates: Source data and methods used to determine level for benchmark and other years or used to prepare an extrapolator or interpolator Personal consumption expenditures Goods ($3,948.4 billion) Durable goods ($1,280.2 billion) Motor vehicles and parts Benchmark years.
Source Data and Methods for Current-Dollar GDP and Current-Dollar GDI Component Annual estimates: Source data and methods used to determine level for benchmark and other years or used to prepare an extrapolator or interpolator Gross domestic product of $16,768.1 billion for 2013 Personal consumption expenditures ($11,484.3 billion) Goods ($3,851.2 billion) Durable goods ($1,249.billion) Motor vehicles Benchmark years.
Source Data and Methods for Current-Dollar GDP and Current--Dollar GDI Annual estimates: Source data and methods used to determine level for Current quarterly benchmark and other estimates: years or used to Source data and prepare an methods used to extrapolator or prepare an Component interpolator extrapolator (1) Gross domestic product of $16,244.6 billion for 2012 Personal consumption expenditures ($11,149.6 billion) Goods ($3,769.7 billion) Durable goods ($1,202.7 billion) Motor vehicles Benchmark years.