# calculus

Just want to check and see if I am setting this up right.

Let y=f(x)=x^2-6x

Find the average rate of change of y with respect to x in the interval from x=4 to x=5

(5^2-6*5)- (4^2-6*4)/ 5-4

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1. yes, if you meant ....

((5^2-6*5)- (4^2-6*4))/( 5-4)

notice the difference between the way you typed it, and the way Google, which follows the correct order of operation, interpreted it

compared with

which is the right way

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2. Thanks. I am on my ipad and it is such a pain to type this stuff out. I get a little lazy.

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