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Babynini
 one year ago
Slopes of secant lines.
Babynini
 one year ago
Slopes of secant lines.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Put each value of x into the function\[y=\frac{ 4 }{ 2x }\]and calculate the corresponding yvalue. Can you do that for the first one?

Babynini
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the first Q point is = (2.9, 4.44..)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Very good. So now you have the the coordinates of point Q on the secant line as (2.9, 4.444444). With point P given as (3, 4), can you calculate the slope of PQ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Recall that the slope calculation looks like\[m_{PQ} = \frac{ y_Q  y_P }{ x_Q  x_p }\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well done. That's correct. Now repeat these same calculations for each part of the question. Don't forget to keep six decimal places to satisfy the question.
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