Calculus Chapt2 Sec 2.1

Calculus Chapt2 Sec 2.1 - f (x) = x, then for any value of...

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11/05/2011 09:15:00 Calculus Chapter 2.1 (Rates of Change and Limits) Average Speed : During an interval of time is found by dividing the distance covered by the time elapsed. Free Fall: Assumes negligible air resistance to slow the object down and that gravity is the only force acting on the falling body. Galileo’s Law: y = 16t 2 Secant: In geometry, a line joining two points of a curve Example 8 (Page 73) a. If f is the identity function
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Unformatted text preview: f (x) = x, then for any value of x (Figure 2.6a) lim f(x)= lim x= x x X 0 x X 0 b. If f is the constant function f(x) = k (function with the constant value k), then for any value of x (figure 2.6b), lim f(x)= lim k= k x X 0 x X 0 DEFINITION Average Rate of Change over an Interval The average rate of change of y= f(x) with respect to x cover the interval [x 1 ,x 2 ] is = , h 0....
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