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

The point P(4, −2)lies on the curve y = 2/(3 − x).

(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 didn't explain it. can someone please break this down for me?

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - The point P(8, −3) lies on the curve y = 3/(7 − x). (a) If Q ...
- calculus - The point P(4, −2)lies on the curve y = 2/(3 − x). (a) If...
- Math - THE POINT (8,-3)LIES ON THE CURVE Y=3/(7-X) (a)IF Q IS THE POINT (x,3/(7-...
- linear algebra - Let L be the line with parametric equations x = −5+2t y...
- Calculus - Find the point on the line 6x + y = 9 that is closest to the point (-...
- math - Let L be the line with parametric equations x = −8+2t y = 4+3t z...
- vectors linear algebra - The parametric equations for a line L1 are as follows: ...
- calc so confused - Point (5,3) lies on curve y=sqrt(x+4). If Q is the point (x,...
- calculus - Find an equation for the surface consisting of all points P(x, y, z) ...
- biology - Given the part of the molecule shown below, can the underlined atom ...

More Related Questions