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Lesson: Finding Rates of Change

Video: Introducing Graphs of Linear Equations or Straight Lines

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Worksheet: Finding Rates of Change • 12 Questions

Q1:

Michael drove 244 km in 4 hours. Giving your answer correct to one decimal place, what is his average speed in km/h?

Q2:

Ethan drove 335 km in 5 hours. Giving your answer correct to one decimal place, what is his average speed in km/h?

Q3:

What is the average speed of a sound wave that travels 895 meters in 2.5 seconds?

Q4:

What is the average speed of a sound wave that travels 826 meters in 2.5 seconds?

Q5:

What is the average speed of a sound wave that travels 886 meters in 2.5 seconds?

Q6:

What is the initial value and the rate of change for the function represented by the given graph?

  • Ainitial value , rate of change
  • Binitial value , rate of change
  • Cinitial value , rate of change
  • Dinitial value , rate of change
  • Einitial value , rate of change

Q7:

What is the initial value and the rate of change for the function represented by the given table?

-value 1 2
-value
  • Ainitial value , rate of change
  • Binitial value , rate of change
  • Cinitial value , rate of change
  • Dinitial value , rate of change
  • Einitial value , rate of change

Q8:

What is the rate of change for the function represented in the following table?

0 2 3 4 5
1 5 7 9 11

Q9:

Determine which of the given functions has a greater rate of change.

(a)

0 1 2 3 4
2 5 8 11

(b)

  • A(b)
  • B(a)
  • CThey have the same rate of change.

Q10:

Which of the following functions has a greater rate of change?

(a)

(b)

  • Aa
  • BThey have the same rate of change.
  • Cb

Q11:

What is the rate of change shown by this graph of a function?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E

Q12:

What is the rate of change for the function shown in the given graph?

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