March 26th, 2018, 10:13 AM  #11 
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March 27th, 2018, 04:39 AM  #13 
Math Team Joined: Jan 2015 From: Alabama Posts: 3,261 Thanks: 894  "RHD" means "Right hand derivative" that is, coming toward x from that right (above) so is $\displaystyle \frac{f(x+h) f(x)}{h}$ with h positive, x+ h> x. "LHD" means "Left hand derivative" that is, coming toward x from the left (below) so is $\displaystyle \frac{f(x+ h) f(x)}{h}$ with h negative, x+ h< x.

March 27th, 2018, 06:13 AM  #14 
Senior Member Joined: May 2016 From: USA Posts: 1,126 Thanks: 468  There you go. Just remember that although $\text {Not continuous } \implies \text { not differentiable}$, $\text {Continuous } \not \implies \text { differentiable.}$ So you must address the existence and continuity of the Newton quotient after you find the function to be continuous. And like all limits, to be continuous, the limit of the Newton quotient must exist and be equal whether approached from left or right. 

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