Calculus with Applications (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321749006
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-900-0

Chapter 3 - The Derivative - Chapter Review - Review Exercises - Page 188: 7



Work Step by Step

The function $f'(x)$ represents the instantaneous rate of change of $y=f(x)$ with respect to $x$. So, the given statement is wrong because the derivative gives the $instantaneous$ $rate$ $of$ $change$ of a function, not the average rate of change.
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