5/12, or 5: 12
correct choice is b
when you calculate the average rate of change of a function, you are finding the slope of the secant line between the two points. for the function the average rate of change from point to point can be calculated as
to find the average rate of change from day 2 to day 10, note that at day 2, 8 houses were sold, so a(2,8) and at day 10, 2 houses were sold, so b(10,2). thus,
i'm sorry mate, but i am not seeing any figures. i am unable to solve this for you.