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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.

The following figures show the Difference Quotient. Scroll down the page for examples and step by step solutions.

**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) = x^{2} - 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) = 3x^{2} - 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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More Lessons for PreCalculus

Math Worksheets

The following figures show the Difference Quotient. Scroll down the page for examples and step by step solutions.

How to find the difference quotient for a linear function?

Example:

Find the difference quotient for f(x) = 2x - 5.

How to find the difference quotient for a quadratic function?

Example:

Find the difference quotient for f(x) = x

How to find the difference quotient for a quadratic function?

Example:

Find the difference quotient for f(x) = 3x

This video gives the formula for the difference quotient (aka, the subtraction fraction) and does a couple examples of finding it for different functions.

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