Estimatef'(3) forf(x)=xxby substituting smaller and smaller values ofhinto the difference quotient. (Tryh= 0.1, 0.01, 0.001, 0.0001, 0.00001, ...) Give your final answer to three decimal places.

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- Sep 6th 2007, 03:52 PMmer1988Difference Quotient problem...
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*f*'(3) for*f*(*x*)=*xx*by substituting smaller and smaller values of*h*into the difference quotient. (Try*h*= 0.1, 0.01, 0.001, 0.0001, 0.00001, ...) Give your final answer to three decimal places. - Sep 6th 2007, 03:57 PMKrizalid
Is it $\displaystyle f(x)=x^2$ or $\displaystyle f(x)=x^x$?

- Sep 6th 2007, 04:01 PMmer1988
oh sorry...its x^x not x squared

- Sep 6th 2007, 05:32 PMtopsquark