Calculus: Early Transcendentals (2nd Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Limits - 2.1 The Idea of Limits - 2.1 Exercises - Page 60: 28

Answer

Conjecture: the slope of the tangent at $x=1$ is $m=2$.

Work Step by Step

The slope of the secants appears to approach $2$ as the time interval gets shorter. Conjecture: the slope of the tangent at $x=1$ is $m=2$.
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