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Calculating & Interpreting a Function's Average Rate of Change

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Which of these does an average rate of change show?

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1. Which of the following represents an average rate of change?

2. What does a negative rate of change mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The average rate of change for a function is a basic and important math function, and this pair of study guides will help check your comprehension of average rate of change. The quiz questions will focus on what rate of change represents and how it is calculated.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This pair of assessments will quiz you on:

  • What an average rate of change shows
  • How average rate of change is represented
  • Negative rate of change
  • Math problems for finding a rate of change

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ascertain if you retained key information from the related average rate of change lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding terms associated with rate of change
  • Knowledge application - utilize your knowledge to answer questions about finding rate of change with given values

Additional Learning

To find out more about average rate of change, review the corresponding lesson titled Calculating & Interpreting a Function's Average Rate of Change. The lesson will cover the following key topics:

  • Average rate of change applied to real-life scenarios
  • Calculating average rate of change mathematically
  • How rates of change are important for more than calculating speed
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