Slope of the Secant Line

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• November 10th 2012, 10:44 AM
spyder12
Slope of the Secant Line
Determine the slope of the secant line for the curve defined by the equation f(x)= 4x^2 + (8) for the points determined by x0= -5 and x1= -4.
The slope of the secant line is m= _________
• November 10th 2012, 11:41 AM
skeeter
Re: Slope of the Secant Line
$m = \frac{f(x_1) - f(x_0)}{x_1 - x_0}$