Average Rate of Change: Definition, Formula & Examples


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The average rate of change is found by finding the _____ of a line.

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1. Which formula is used to find the average rate of change?

2. Using this graph on a business's profit, what was the average rate of change in profit from 1995 to 2010? In 1995, the profit was $16,985. In 2010, the profit was $15,000.

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The quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of the average rate of change. The basics of the lesson which you will need to know include calculating for the average rate of change and understanding the particulars of how to find it.

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  • Calculate for profit in a given scenario
  • Determine slope of a line after decrease in average rate
  • Identify average rate of change in the height of a few given individuals

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  • Define average rate of change
  • Analyze rate of change examples
  • Decipher a graph and its inclusive data