Consider the table given next, which tracks several performance indicators for Intel desktop processors since 2010. The "Tech" column shows the minimum feature size of each processor's fabrication process. Assume that the die size has remained relatively constant and the number of transistors that comprise each processor scales at (1/t)^2, where t = the minimum feature size. For each performance indicator, calculate the average rate of improvement from 2010 to 2019, as well as the number of years required to double each at that corresponding rate.

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**For cores Imp./year is 15% and double years is 5 years.**

However, I need to know how to get the the answer for the indicator cores.

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Here is your answer For calculating average improvement per year: Sum of improvements / 10 For calculating time taken for doubling: ln(2) / ln(1 + r) [ r is rate (not percentage)] For Max Clock Speed:   Year Change 2010 - 2013 (3.90 - 3.33)/3.33 * 100% = 17% 2013 - 2015 8% 2015 - 2017 7% 2017 - 2019 9% Average Increase 4.1% Doubles every round(17.25) = 17   For Integer IPC/Core   Year Change 2010 - 2013 50% 2013 - 2015 0% 2015 - 2017 33% 2017 - 2019 0% Average Increase 8.3% Doubles every 9   For Cores:   Year Change 201 ... See the full answer