Lesson: Slope and Rate of Change Mathematics • Middle School • Grade 8 • Holt McDougal Larson Algebra 1 • 1st Edition • Glencoe • Algebra 2 • Glencoe • Algebra 1 • Prentice Hall • Algebra 1 • Common Core • Glencoe • Algebra 1 • Common Core • Glencoe • Algebra 2 • Common CoreMathematics
In this lesson, we will learn how to interpret the slope of a straight line as the rate of change of two quantities.
Sample Question Videos
Which of the following functions has a rate of change that is more rapid than the function shown in the graph?
Determine which of the given functions has the greatest rate of change.
(b) a function where the input is multiplied by 3 and subtracted from 4
At an amusement park, a booth was selling soft drinks. By 2:00 pm, 37 soft drinks were sold, and, by 4:00 pm, 69 were sold. Assuming that the booth was selling at a linear rate during this period, determine the slope of the line representing this information.