## anonymous one year ago Find the average rate of change for the given function from x = −2 to x = 1. someone help

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1. anonymous

what does y equal for each one

2. SolomonZelman

The average rate of change from x=a, to x=b is the slope between the two points $$(a,~f(a))$$ and $$(b,~f(b))$$. This slope will be given by the following expression: $$\displaystyle {\rm m}=\frac{f(b)-f(a)}{b-a}$$ (where $$\rm m$$ is the slope)