People have been obsessed with memorizing the digits of pi for a long time.
In June, 2009 Andriy Slyusarchuk, a Ukrainian neurosurgeon and professor, claimed to have memorized 30 million digits of pi, as printed in 20 volumes of text.
Until Slyusarchuk's feat is validated, Akira Haraguchi holds the the current world record of 100,000 decimal places, set on October 3, 2006.
Akira broke his own previous record of 83,431 decimal places, which was set on July 2, 2005.
Finally, Hiroyuki Goto held the record previous to that, having memorized a mere 42,195 decimal digits of pi in 1995.
Your Task: Find the "best-fitting" line equation for this situation using only the Akira and Goto data. The year only (i.e. ignore months) should be the the independant variable. Now, when would you have predicted that the 30-million decimal digit record would occur...is it 2010? Explain.