# Approximating Rate of Change From Graphs & Tables

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### Approximate the rate of change of the graph between x = 2 and x = 4.

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### 2. This table represents the height of a falling object at different times. Which of the following could be the approximate rate of change of the object at t = 2.5 sec?

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In mathematics, you can approximate the rate of change of a function with tables and graphs. This worksheet/quiz will assess you on your recollection of a statement that correctly describes a certain type of graph and an example of calculating the rate of change of a graph between two points.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics will be covered:

• Approximation for the rate of change in a population according to a graph
• Approximate rate of change for a falling object depicted on a table
• Approximate the rate of change in a homeless population for 2006

## Skills Practiced

• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the approximate rate of change for a population over a period of time
• Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve problems on the approximate range of change
• Definin key concepts - make sure you can accurately identify a true statement based on a graph

Get some more information on tables and graphs in the lesson named Approximating Rate of Change From Graphs & Tables. The following topics will be discussed in greater detail:

• Rate of change definition as it applies to functions
• Secant lines
• Tables/graphs to show how fast an object falls
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