For the following exercises, construct a sinusoidal function with the provided information,

For the following exercises, construct a sinusoidal function with the provided information, and then solve the equation for the requested values.

The sea ice area around the North Pole fluctuates between about 6 million square kilometers on September 1 to 14 million square kilometers on March 1. Assuming a sinusoidal fluctuation, when are there less than 9 million square kilometers of sea ice? Give your answer as a range of dates, to the nearest day.