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A cyclist is riding on a path whose elevation is modeled by F(x)=.07(14x-x2) where x and f(x) are measured in miles. Find the rate of change in elevation when x=3.5 miles. Explain your answer.

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Step 1

 To find the rate of change in elevation when x=3.5 miles.

Step 2

Given information:

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Step 3

Calculation:

The rate of change at any point is equivalent to the slope of the curve.

The slope of the curve is equal to th...

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