Related Rates: The Distance Between Moving Points Problem


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What is the equation for L as a function of x?

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1. What is the equation of how L changes as a function of how x changes if h=6?

2. If h equals 3 m, and x is moving at a rate of 3 m / second, how fast is L changing when x equals 4m?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The skills necessary to find the distance between moving points are reviewed by this quiz and worksheet. Completing this quiz will require you to find the answer to several math problems, including those formatted as word problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Demonstrate that you can successfully answer questions that deal with the following:

  • Identifying equations
  • Solving math problems involving speed
  • Breaking down word problems

Skills Practiced

One of the functions of this quiz is to assess your mathematical abilities. Another involves allowing you to practice skills that include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on related rates
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve mathematics practice problems involving distance and time
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ways that equations change

Additional Learning

Move closer to a complete understanding of this subject by studying the lesson entitled Related Rates: The Distance Between Moving Points Problem. This lesson is full of information such as:

  • Types of problems involving related rates
  • Eliminating unknowns
  • Related rates relationships