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9-71.

Write a simplified expression for the slope of the line that goes through the points (x, f(x)) and (x + h, f(x + h)). The answer will be an algebraic expression, not a number. This expression should look familiar. What is another name for this expression? Homework Help ✎

$\frac{f(x+h)-f(x)}{(x+h)-x}$