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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

Let f(x) = sqrt of x. Compute the difference quotient for f(x) at a = 7 with h = 4

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  1. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    \[f(x) = \sqrt x,\] what is relation of a ,h to the f(x) ?!?!!?!?!?!?!?

  2. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    Idk, a and h are not x are they?

  3. dumbcow
    • 4 years ago
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    could you clarify what they mean by difference quotient?

  4. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    i have no idea, its a homework problem, I am just going to do it in the morning thanks for the help you guys :)

  5. dumbcow
    • 4 years ago
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    nevermind, i'll assume its talking about finding slope or intro to derivatives --> [f(a+h) -f(a)]/h a=7, h=4 --> (f(11) -f(7)]/4

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