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Homework Help: calculus (rate of change)

Posted by sam on Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 5:10pm.

consider the function f(x)=x^2-6x+12

a. find the average rate of change over the interval [-1,3]

b. use the definition of the derivative to find f prime(x)

c. find the instantaneous rate of change at the point where x=3

d. find the value of x on the interval [-1,3] such that f prime(x) = -4

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