(5 points) Let f(x) = 1−x^2. Find and simplify the diﬀerence quotient f(a+h)−f(a)/ h .

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mharrigan920 Dec 15, 2019

#1**+1 **

You can plug in a+h as x to get 1 - $(a+h)^2$ which is f(a+h)

f(a) is 1-$a^2$.

If you take the difference of them you get -2ah-$h^2$

At the end just divide it by h to get -2a - h

Hope this helps,

~~GF

goreisthebest Dec 15, 2019