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    Average rate of change

    A protein disintegrates into amino acids according to the formula
    M=20/ t+2
    where M, the mass of the protein, is measured in grams and t is time measured in hours. Find the average rate of change in mass from t = 0 to t = 3 hours
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    average rate of change of M over the 3 hr period ...

    \frac{M(3)-M(0)}{3-0}
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    Too late. The above solution is better.

    Hope it helps.

    Quote Originally Posted by beachbunny619 View Post
    A protein disintegrates into amino acids according to the formula
    M=20/ t+2
    where M, the mass of the protein, is measured in grams and t is time measured in hours. Find the average rate of change in mass from t = 0 to t = 3 hours
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