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(GIVE FAN AND MEDAL) HELP!!!!!The table below represents the atmospheric temperature at a location as a function of the altitude: Altitude (in thousand feet) x Temperature (in °C) f (x) 15 4 20 −6 25 −16 30 −26

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    The average rate of change of the function between x = 15 to x = 25 is ___degrees Celsius per thousand feet and represents the rate of change of temperature per thousand feet.

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @ganeshie8 ????

  3. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    "average rate of change" is same as "slope"

  4. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    (15, 4) and `(25, -16) find the slope

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    WAIT

  6. anonymous
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    -24?

  7. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    Easy, slope is given by \[\dfrac{-16-4}{25-15} = \dfrac{-20}{10} = -2\]

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    SO, THAT the answer? -2?

  9. ganeshie8
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    Yep

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank you!! you think you can help me with more?

  11. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    wil try... i need to go for dinner shortly though..

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    okay

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