Finding Constant and Average Rates

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Which of the following is an example of a constant rate?

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1. If a train going at a steady pace traveled 40 miles in half an hour, what is the train's constant rate?

2. A particular ride at an amusement park has a slide part, a water part, and a land part. The slide part is 200 feet long and it takes 2 seconds to slide down. The water part is 500 feet long and it takes 10 seconds for the passenger to ride through it. The land part is also 500 feet long and it takes another 10 seconds to ride through this part. What is the average rate of this particular ride?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Most of the questions in this quiz are problem solving ones. You'll be presented with a scenario and will need to find the constant or average rate of the speeding machine. There are also some general questions about the concepts of average and constant rates.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will require you to understand the following ideas:

  • Constant rates
  • Average rates
  • The rate formula

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related math lesson on average and constant rates
  • Information recall - verify that you can remember the types of information required for solving average rate problems
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve average and constant rates practice problems

Additional Learning

Make sure to also check out the associated lesson, called Finding Constant and Average Rates. This lesson will cover these topics:

  • Defining the average rate
  • Describing the constant rate
  • Distinguishing between constant and average rates
  • Finding the rate of change with the rate formula
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