# Mathematics - Calculus

For the function:

y(x) = x^2 - 4.1x + 1.7

find the instantaneous rate of change of the function at x = 2. Compare the instantaneous rate of change to the average rate of change on the interval [1.9, 2.0].

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y = x^2 - 4.1x + 1.7

(a) dy/dx = 2x - 4.1

dy/dx at x = 2 is ...

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