Rate of Change vs. Negative Rate of Change


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If you are driving in your car and have a negative velocity, what does this mean you are doing?

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1. What is the slope of the line shown below:

2. How would you characterize the rate of change shown in this graph?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Study the rate of change versus negative rate of change with this quiz and worksheet. Questions will test how well you know things like what it means when you are driving in a car and have a negative velocity and identifying the slope of a given line.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study resources will guide you to:

  • Characterize rate of change in a given graph
  • Identify negative rate of change
  • Find the rate of change in a given scenario

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following with the quiz and worksheet:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about a negative rate of change in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the rate of change shown in a graph and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about rate of change versus negative rate of change

Additional Learning

This lesson will guide you along as you study rate of change and how it differs from negative rate of change. The lesson is called Rate of Change vs. Negative Rate of Change and it will cover the following objectives:

  • Define rate of change
  • Understand what slope is and what it represents
  • Graph positive and negative rates of change