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2-58.

We can use x0, x1, x2, x3, x4, and x5 to represent the values of x when the interval is broken into 5 equal pieces. If the interval 1 ≤ x ≤ 4 is divided into five equal pieces, x0 = 1 and x5 = 4. Find x1, x2, x 3, and, x4. Homework Help ✎

Calculate the length of the interval: 4 − 1 = 3

Divide the length of the interval by the number of pieces: 3 ÷ 5 = 0.6 (length of each piece)

Start at 1 and add 0.6 to each interval.

x0 = 1
x1 = 1 + 0.6 = 1.6
x2 = 1.6 + 0.6 = 2.2
x3 = 2.2 + 0.6 = 2.8
x4 = 2.8 + 0.6 = 3.4