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steve816
 one year ago
Can someone give me a link that explains about difference quotient? Thanks!
steve816
 one year ago
Can someone give me a link that explains about difference quotient? Thanks!

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Jadedry
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Try this link! : http://www.coolmath.com/precalculusreviewcalculusintro/precalculusalgebra/24thedifferencequotient01

FireKat97
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Personally I really likes this youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1O5NEI8UuHM

Empty
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/56010e94e4b0b395cadce930 You might be an explanation here.

steve816
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks everyone for the link guys. My teacher is so bad at time management and explaining that I pretty much have to teach myself stuff.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I felt that way in college for a lot of the classes, having to teach myself the material.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the difference quotient is essentially the slope between the points (x, f(x) ) and ( x + h, f( x +h) )

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1442911973354:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1442912055335:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x+ h  x = h that is why you will get h in the denominator

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0$$ \Large \sf slope = \frac{rise}{ run} =\frac{f(x+h)  f(x) }{(x+h)  x }= \frac{f(x+h)  f(x) }{h} $$

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you let h go to zero, then you have the derivative at x . so the derivative at x is the limit of the slope as h goes to zero. we also call this the 'instantaneous slope' , since it is the slope at the instant of time x.
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