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For each part below, calculate the average value of over the given interval. You may solve analytically or use your graphing calculator to evaluate. Homework Help ✎

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Examine the Math Notes box about about Mean (average) Value. Notice that there are two strategies to compute Mean (average) Value.

Strategy 1: Compute the average area under the curve.
Strategy 2: Compute a slope of a secant line.

WARNING: These strategies can NOT be used interchangeably. The strategy you choose depends on the function you are given:
or .

And it depends on the question you are being asked:
Find average y-value? or Find average rate of change?