# What is the average rate of change for the function over the interval, #f(x)= 3/(x-2)# between #x =4# and #x=7#?

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Mar 21, 2018

#### Answer:

The average rate of change is

#### Explanation:

The average rate of change of a function

Here,

and

Therefore,

The rate of change is

Mar 21, 2018

#### Answer:

The average rate of change is

#### Explanation:

Average rate of change is given by

#A = (f(b) - f(a))/(b - a)#

So the average rate of change here will be

#A = (f(7) - f(4))/(7 - 4)#

#A = (3/5 - 3/2)/3#

#A = (-9/10)/3#

#A = -3/10#

Hopefully this helps!