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It is not , of course , stationary in the sense that nothing is

is flowing through it ; but it is stationary in ... It is interesting to consider what

would

C and ...

It is not , of course , stationary in the sense that nothing is

**happening**- the wateris flowing through it ; but it is stationary in ... It is interesting to consider what

would

**happen**if we suddenly throttled down one of the pipes , say that betweenC and ...

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... continue into the future following a particular trend curve , plotted from past

experience . The chief use of trend extrapolation is not so much to forecast what í

will

factors ...

... continue into the future following a particular trend curve , plotted from past

experience . The chief use of trend extrapolation is not so much to forecast what í

will

**happen**, but to determine what might**happen**if the internal and externalfactors ...

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... produces a reasonably accurate picture of what

for which figures are available for some ... past , the computer will work out for

you what would

future .

... produces a reasonably accurate picture of what

**happened**to all the variablesfor which figures are available for some ... past , the computer will work out for

you what would

**happen**if the same set of interactions continued on into thefuture .

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