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# Derivatives

# Slope at One Point? Exercises

### Example 1

Let *f*(*x*) = *x*^{2} and let *a* = 1.

Find the slope of the secant line from *x* = a to *x* = *a* + *h* if *h* =

- 0.4
- 0.3
- 0.2
- 0.1

### Example 2

Find the slope of the secant line from *x* = *a* to *x* = *a* + *h* if *h* =

- -0.4
- -0.3
- -0.2
- -0.1