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Homework Help: Calculus

Posted by Vanessa on Thursday, July 10, 2008 at 12:08pm.

For the function (x) = x2 find the slope of secants from the point (2, 4) to each of the following points.
(3, __ )
(2.5 , __ )
(2.1 , __ )
(2.01, __ )
(2.001, __ )
Using the pattern from question 1, what do you think the slope of a tangent at the point (2, 4) would be? Explain you answer.

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