Calculus 10th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1-28505-709-0
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-709-5

Chapter 2 - Differentiation - Review Exercises: 2

Answer

$f'(x) = 5 $

Work Step by Step

$f(x) = 5x - 4$ $f'(x) = \lim\limits_{h \to 0} \frac{f(x+h) - f(x)}{h}$ $f'(x) = \lim\limits_{h \to 0} \frac{5(x+h) - 4 - (5x-4)}{h}$ $f'(x) = \lim\limits_{h \to 0} \frac{5x + 5h - 4 - 5x + 4}{h}$ $f'(x) = \lim\limits_{h \to 0} \frac{5h}{h}$ $f'(x) = 5 $
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