Slope of a Line Between Two Points on a Function Examples
Find the slope of the line between the two points shown.
If f(x) = x3 + 1, find the slope of the secant line between the two points on the function where x = 1 and x = 3.
Let f(x) = 1 – x2. What is the slope of the secant line between (a, f(a)) and (a + h, f(a + h)) where a = -1 and h = -0.25.