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

False

#### 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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