Posted by **Casey** on Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 8:04pm.

The slope of the "secant line" between the points (2, 5) and (x, x 2 + 1) in simplified form is, what?

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**Emily**, Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 8:09pm
In "x 2 + 1", what is the operation symbol between x and 2?

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 8:10pm
change in y divided by the change in x.

the change in y is x^2+1-2

the change in x is x-2

I suspect that can be simpilified.

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