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Greetings, I need to determine the trend for barometric pressure based on measurements taken at 15-minute intervals over a 3 hour period. A rise or fall trend occurs if the the pressure changes more than 0.1 kPa, and rapid rise or fall if pressure changes more than 0.2 kPa over a three hour period. Measurements are in kPa, ranging roughly from 97.00 to 104.00.

Haven't used my college math in over thirty years - just can't seem to remember this.

Any help in this area would be greatly appreciated.


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closed as not a real question by chl Mar 29 '12 at 11:04

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This sounds like you are asking for a computer program to implement the criteria stipulated in the question. If so, we need to migrate this question to SO. Otherwise, you need to clarify what you mean by "determine the trend." –  whuber Feb 24 '11 at 20:51
Without reply from your part, I'm closing this thread. If you can provide further clarification, we will be happy to reopen it, and migrate it to the most appropriate site if needed. –  chl Mar 29 '12 at 11:04
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