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7-146.

In order to find the average value of a function, sometimes it makes sense to integrate while other times we find the slope of a secant line. When do we use each strategy? Homework Help ✎

When trying to find the average value of *f*(*x*), the strategy depends on what function is given: *f*(*x*) or *F*(*x*).