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anonymous
 5 years ago
if I have f(x)=x^22x+5 how would this go into the diff quo (x+h)(x) over h
anonymous
 5 years ago
if I have f(x)=x^22x+5 how would this go into the diff quo (x+h)(x) over h

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the difference quotient is \[\frac{f(x+h)  f(x)}{h}\] So plug in x+h for x in f(x) for the first term in the numerator, and just plug in f(x) for the second term, then simplify.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0[(x+h)^2  2(x+h) + 5]  [x^2  2x + 5] / h

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 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks thats what how I thought it was
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