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Ok, I'm just making sure, but if I had to find the rate of change between one number and another, I just divided them? :O so 110 divided by 50?
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Ok, I'm just making sure, but if I had to find the rate of change between one number and another, I just divided them? :O so 110 divided by 50?
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angelaumBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sorry my question was , was my statment true or false
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crazycookiecatBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What do you mean?
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
a rate of change is a ratio or proportion that you can calculate between 2 ... things.
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the rate of change between 5 and 7 is rather undefined unless you use a unit of time to compare too; like 2/3sec
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crazycookiecatBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thats confusing, but, like I have a problem that says "find the approximate rate of change between 1970 and 1975." And on the graph, the numbers for those years are 50 and 110. So I divided them like you said? :o
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
in a way, yes; but becasue these dont intersect with the (0,0) we can be sure that they are moving in sync like that it is best to divide the change between them instead 1970 to 1975 is a change of 5 50 to 110 is a change of 60 therefore we can say for certain that the rate of change is 60/5
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
becasue they dont intersect at (0,0) we CANT be sure .... one little letter just changes the whole meaning sodent it
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crazycookiecatBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So...what do I do?
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
read the post thats 4 above this one.
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crazycookiecatBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh I didnt see that :P ok thanks
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
:) i was hoping it was something to that effect casue i really dont know how to explain it any simpler
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crazycookiecatBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah its confusing :P like I have another one, its rate of change between 1995 and 2000. Im just kinda going with the effect of what you said ...idk if im right, but approximately 2000 divided by 1995 is 1.003, and 690 divided by 600 (the numbers for those years on the graph) is 1.3...so what, 1.003/1.3?? Confusedd :P
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Basically, what you're doing is finding the slope of a graph where the xvalues are years and the yvalues are those other number.
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slaaibakBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no... 2000  1995 = 5 690  600 = 90 90 / 5 = 18
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So if you have two points \((1995, 600)\), and \((2000, 690)\). Now you need to find the slope between those two points.
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
As slaaibak pointed out, the slope would be 18.
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crazycookiecatBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well @KingGeorge we havent learned how to find the slope yet. And that makes sense @slaaibak, thanks :)
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crazycookiecatBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ohkkkayy, I see now. Thanks
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I suppose not knowing how to find slope would make it harder. :)
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