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Homework Help: Brief Calculus

Posted by Jazmin (please help) on Monday, January 23, 2012 at 10:02pm.

Calculate the average rate of change of the given function over the given interval. Where appropriate, specify the units of measurement.
f(x) = 1/x;[2, 7]
I used the f(b)-f(a)/b-a and I got -.071 and it said I was wrong could you please help me find my error?

WROK:
y1= 1/x (put this for my y-value in my calculator
then (y1(7)-y1(2))/(7-2) which equals -.071

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