In a certain country, total alcoholic beverage sales are reported throughout the year. Sales were reported as $116.2 billion at the beginning of 2002…

In a certain​ country, total alcoholic beverage sales are reported throughout the year. Sales were reported as ​$116.2 billion at the beginning of 2002 and ​$134.7 billion at the beginning of 2004.

​(a) Let the​ x-axis denote time and the​ y-axis denote the amount of alcohol sales​ (in billions). Let x = 0 correspond to 2002. Fill in the​ blanks: The given data is represented by the points ​(____,116.2) and ​(2​,____).

(b) Find the linear equation determined by the two points in part​ (a).

​(c) Use the equation in part​ (b) to estimate the alcohol sales produced in 2003.

​(d) If the model remains​ accurate, in what year will reported alcohol sales reach ​$160 ​billion?

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