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Single Variable Calculus: Concepts...

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James Stewart
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337687805
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Single Variable Calculus: Concepts...

4th Edition
James Stewart
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337687805

Solutions

Chapter 2.6, Problem 41E
To determine

To find: The initial rate of change of temperature greater or less than the rate of change after an hour.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 41E

The initial rate of change is greater than the rate of change after an hour.

Explanation of Solution

Graph:

Sketch the rough graph as shown in Figure 1.

Single Variable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts, Enhanced Edition, Chapter 2.6, Problem 41E

From the graph, the room temperature is 72° and the refrigerator temperature is 38°.

Thus, the initial rate of change is greater than the rate of change after an hour.

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