What is the average rate of change between x and x + h for the function . Show your simplification.
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Find f(x + h): Plug f(x + h) and f(x) into and simplify.
Last edited by eumyang; August 3rd 2010 at 12:19 PM. Reason: Typos.
is incorrect. It should be That's the slope of the secant line, which also happens to be equal to the average rate of change. [EDIT] Typo fixed.
Last edited by Ackbeet; August 3rd 2010 at 12:22 PM. Reason: Typo fixed.
Yes, of course. Fixed now.
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