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Approximation with local linearity

AP.CALC: CHA‑3 (EU), CHA‑3.F (LO), CHA‑3.F.1 (EK)
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Problem

Let h be a differentiable function with h, left parenthesis, minus, 6, right parenthesis, equals, 2 and h, prime, left parenthesis, minus, 6, right parenthesis, equals, minus, 1.
What is the value of the approximation of h, left parenthesis, minus, 6, point, 2, right parenthesis using the function's local linear approximation at x, equals, minus, 6?
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