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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 2.4, Problem 14E
To determine

To find the average rate of change of function between the given values of the variable

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 14E

The average rate of change of function is 21

Explanation of Solution

Given information : A function is f(x)=x+x4;x=1,x=3

Formula used: f(x2)f(x1)x2x1

Calculation : The function is f(x)=x+x4;x=1,x=3

Put the values of x1 and x2 into the formula

  f(3)f(1)(3)(1)[3+34](1+(1)4)4(84)(0)4844=21

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