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: 8



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The function $f'(x)$ represents the instantaneous rate of change of $y=f(x)$ with respect to $x$. This instantaneous rate of change could be interpreted as marginal cost, revenue, or profit (if the original function represented cost, revenue, or profit) or velocity (if the original function described displacement along a line)
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