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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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Stewart + 5 others
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ISBN: 9780840068071
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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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

Solutions

Chapter 2.4, Problem 6E
To determine

To calculate : the average rate of change of the function between the indicated point on the graph

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 6E

The average rate is 12

Explanation of Solution

Given information : The provided graph shown below

  Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus - 6th Edition, Chapter 2.4, Problem 6E

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

Calculation : The average rate of change of a function f on the closed interval [x1,x2]

  f(x2)f(x1)x2x1

The points are (1,4)&(5,2)

  f(5)f(1)5124412

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