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Т2) - та)
Simplify the difference quotient
for the following function
х -а
f(x) x3-17x
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Т2) - та) Simplify the difference quotient for the following function х -а f(x) x3-17x

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Step 1

Given function is 

f(x) x-17x
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f(x) x-17x

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Step 2

Firstly, we find f(a) by replacing x by a in f(x)

f(a) a'-17a
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f(a) a'-17a

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Step 3

By substituting f(x) a...

/(8)-/(а) _(*-17а)-(а' -17а)
3
х — а
х — а
/(3)-/ (а) (х-а')-17(х -а)
х — а
х— а
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/(8)-/(а) _(*-17а)-(а' -17а) 3 х — а х — а /(3)-/ (а) (х-а')-17(х -а) х — а х— а

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