Thomas' Calculus 13th Edition

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ISBN 10: 0-32187-896-5
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Chapter 2: Limits and Continuity - Section 2.1 - Rates of Change and Tangents to Curves - Exercises 2.1 - Page 47: 18

Answer

a. See table. b. $-4.0$
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Work Step by Step

a. See table. The average rate of change of $F(x)$ over the intervals $[1,x]$ for each $x\ne1$ is listed in the third column. b. The rate of change of $F(x)$ at $x=1$ can be determined as $-4.0$
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