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    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= _________
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    Re: Slope of the Secant Line

    m = \frac{f(x_1) - f(x_0)}{x_1 - x_0}
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