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8th Edition

James Stewart

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781285741550

Chapter 1.1, Problem 28E

Textbook Problem

Evaluate the difference quotient for the given function. Simplify your answer.

**28.**

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To determine

**To find:** The difference quotient

**Given:**

The function

**Calculation:**

Find
*x* by *a* in the expression for

Evaluate
*x* by *a* + *h* in the expression for

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