Section 2.1.  Read the entire section.  Answer the following questions by 7:00 am. Send an e-mail with subject line MA251 to .

1.  What is a secant line to a curve? 

1. A line that cuts or intersects a curve more than once. 

Garrett Wright

2.  The slope in Example 2 is negative.  Describe, in terms of charge and time, why this number is negative.

2. The charge remaining is decreasing as time goes on.
Nick Allen

3.  Fill in the blanks:  The ________   velocity when t=5 is defined to be the limiting value of these _________ velocities over shorter and shorter timer periods that start at t = 5.

3. Instantaneous, average
Trisdan Ragland