Ch 18: Understanding Rate of Change

About This Chapter

Watch fun videos you can access via any computer or mobile device to strengthen your knowledge of the rate of change. Ensure you're prepared for a test covering this subject by taking multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam.

Understanding Rate of Change - Chapter Summary

Get all the information you need about rate of change with help from the expert instructors in this chapter's entertaining lessons. Boost your comprehension of derivatives, Rolle's theorem, velocity and related concepts in a secure online environment. When finished with this chapter, you will be ready to:

  • Define the rate of change using motion
  • Relate motion and rate of change to tangents and slopes
  • Describe the mean value theorem and demonstrate it graphically
  • Discuss Rolle's theorem as it relates to the mean value theorem
  • Share the meaning of a derivative and show its graphical representations
  • Explain what 'differentiable' means

Lessons in this chapter are accessible in two formats: videos and transcripts. Videos average 8 minutes each and feature visual effects that keep you engaged. Full transcripts allow you to read the lesson materials and print them if you'd like to study offline. All lessons are accompanied by multiple-choice quizzes you can use to test your knowledge of rate of change concepts. A broader practice exam is also available to reinforce topics covered in this chapter.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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