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 2 years ago
for f(x)^2 compute and simplify the difference quotient f(x+h)f(x)/h. I ended up with f(x)=0. is this correct?
 2 years ago
for f(x)^2 compute and simplify the difference quotient f(x+h)f(x)/h. I ended up with f(x)=0. is this correct?

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sasogeek
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1how did u arrive at f(x)=0 ?

kenny97701
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0basically by canceling out the h and 5x^2

sasogeek
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1did you mean f(x)=x^2 ? cos i don't see how you can start working that out if you haven't defined f(x) in the first place :/

Dockworker
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2you have to substitute (x+h) for x in f(x+h), you're not going to end up with 0

sasogeek
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok so you'll do what Dockworker said and you'll end up with this. \[\huge \frac{5(x+h)^25x^2}{h} \]\[\huge \text{simplify that and I believe that'd be it :) } \]

kenny97701
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats what i thought. thanks
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