Determine the slope of the secant line for the curve defined by the equationf(x)= 4x^2 + (8)for the points determined byx0= -5andx1= -4.

The slope of the secant line ism=_________

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- Nov 10th 2012, 10:44 AMspyder12Slope 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=*_________ - Nov 10th 2012, 11:41 AMskeeterRe: Slope of the Secant Line
$\displaystyle m = \frac{f(x_1) - f(x_0)}{x_1 - x_0}$