What is the average rate of change of `f(x)=-x^3+1` from 1 to 3?

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The average rate of change of f(x) = `-x^3 + 1` from 1 to 3 has to be determined.

This is given by `(f(3) - f(1))/(3 - 1)` = `((-3)^3 + 1 - (-1)^3 - 1)/2` = `(-27 + 1)/2` = -13

The average rate of change of `f(x) = -x^3 + 1` from 1 to 3 is -13