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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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  1. In "x 2 + 1", what is the operation symbol between x and 2?

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    posted by Emily
  2. 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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