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April 18, 2014

April 18, 2014

Posted by **someone please help me with this!!!!** on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 10:21pm.

(a) If Q is the point(x, 2/(3 − x)),use your calculator to find the slope mPQ of the secant line PQ (correct to six decimal places) for the following values of x.

1) 3.9 mPQ=

2) 3.99 mPQ=

3)3.999 mPQ=

4) 4.1 mPQ=

5) 4.01 mPQ=

im so confused! i just started this and my teacher really didnt explain it. can someone please break this down for me?

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:00pmSee my reply to your previous post

http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1346202745

All 5 answers should be very close to -2

(the exact answer is -2 which will make sense in a couple more lessons )

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