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crazycookiecat
 3 years ago
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?
crazycookiecat
 3 years ago
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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angelaum
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry my question was , was my statment true or false

crazycookiecat
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What do you mean?

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1a rate of change is a ratio or proportion that you can calculate between 2 ... things.

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the rate of change between 5 and 7 is rather undefined unless you use a unit of time to compare too; like 2/3sec

crazycookiecat
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Thats 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

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1in 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

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1becasue they dont intersect at (0,0) we CANT be sure .... one little letter just changes the whole meaning sodent it

crazycookiecat
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So...what do I do?

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1read the post thats 4 above this one.

crazycookiecat
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oh I didnt see that :P ok thanks

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best 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

crazycookiecat
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yeah 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

KingGeorge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Basically, what you're doing is finding the slope of a graph where the xvalues are years and the yvalues are those other number.

slaaibak
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no... 2000  1995 = 5 690  600 = 90 90 / 5 = 18

KingGeorge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So if you have two points \((1995, 600)\), and \((2000, 690)\). Now you need to find the slope between those two points.

KingGeorge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0As slaaibak pointed out, the slope would be 18.

crazycookiecat
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well @KingGeorge we havent learned how to find the slope yet. And that makes sense @slaaibak, thanks :)

crazycookiecat
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ohkkkayy, I see now. Thanks

KingGeorge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I suppose not knowing how to find slope would make it harder. :)
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