   Chapter 10.4, Problem 15E Finite Mathematics and Applied Cal...

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Section Finite Mathematics and Applied Cal...

7th Edition
Stefan Waner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337274203
Textbook Problem

In Exercises 1–18, calculate the average rate of change of the given function over the given interval. Where appropriate, specify the units of measurement. [HINT: See Example 1.] f ( x ) = 2 x + 4 ; [ − 2 , 0 ]

To determine

To calculate: The average rate of change of the function f(x)=2x+4 over the interval [2,0].

Explanation

Given Information:

The interval is [2,0] and the function is f(x)=2x+4.

Formula used:

The average rate of change f(x) over the interval [a,b] is:

Average rate of change of f=Change in fChange in x=ΔfΔx=f(b)f(a)ba

Calculation:

Consider the function f(x)=2x+4 and the interval [2,0].

Substitute the value x=0 in the function f(x)=2x+4 and solve for f(0):

f(0)=2(0)+4=0+4=4

Substitute the value x

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