College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 4 - Section 4.1 - Properties of Linear Functions and Linear Models - 4.1 Assess Your Understanding: 10

Answer

False

Work Step by Step

RECALL: For a linear function $f(x) = mx + b$, whose graph is a non-vertical line, the slope $m$ can be interpreted as the average rate of change. The given linear function has a slope of $2$. Thus, the average rate of change is $2$. Therefore, the given statement is false.
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