Difference Quotient: Definition, Formula & Examples

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What line do we use to find the difference quotient?

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1. What is the correct f (x + h) for the following function: f (x) = 3x - 4x^2?

2. What is the correct f (x + h) for the following function: f (x) = 6x^2 + 5? Remember to simplify your solution.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz will test what you know about difference quotient. Topics you will need to know include the line used to finding the quotient and function.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study tools will help you to:

  • Simplify given function
  • Find difference quotient for given function
  • Understand how to combine terms

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet to:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on difference quotient
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about functions in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the line used to find the difference quotient

Additional Learning

Want more knowledge about the difference quotient? Read this lesson called Difference Quotient: Definition, Formula & Examples, which will cover the following objectives:

  • Define difference quotient
  • Be able to find f(x + h)
  • Multiply different numbers
  • Practice using functions
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