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Difference Quotient - Examples

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Examples, solutions, videos, worksheets, games and activities to help PreCalculus students learn how to find the difference quotient of a function.

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Difference Quotient Formula

The Difference Quotient (Linear Function)
How to find the difference quotient for a linear function?
Example:
Find the difference quotient for f(x) = 2x - 5. The Difference Quotient (Quadratic Function)
How to find the difference quotient for a quadratic function?
Example:
Find the difference quotient for f(x) = x2 - 3x + 4. The Difference Quotient (Quadratic Function)
How to find the difference quotient for a quadratic function?
Example:
Find the difference quotient for f(x) = 3x2 - 5x + 2.



The Difference Quotient - Example 1
This video gives the formula for the difference quotient (aka, the subtraction fraction) and does a couple examples of finding it for different functions. The Difference Quotient - Example 2 Difference Quotient Example Finding the difference quotient

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