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    Difference Quotient

    Consider the function below.



    Evaluate the difference quotient for the given function. Simplify your answer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zweevu View Post
    Consider the function below.



    Evaluate the difference quotient for the given function. Simplify your answer.

    I'll set you up and I'll leave the simplification for you to do.

    \frac{f(x)-f(2)}{x-2}=\frac{\frac{x+4}{x+2}-\frac{6}{4}}{x-2}=\frac{2(x+4)-3(x+2)}{x-2}

    I'm sure you can take it from here.
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