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# Rate of Change - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Rate of Change. run. rise. Rate of Change =. Rate of Change of a Linear Relationship. The rate of change of a linear relationship is the steepness of the line. Rates of change are seen everywhere.

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Rate of Change=

Rate of Change of a Linear Relationship

The rate of change of a linear relationship is the steepnessof the line.

Rates of change are seen everywhere.

The steepness of the roof of a house is referred to as the pitch of the roof by home builders.

Give one reason why some homes have roofs which have a greater pitch.

There is less snow buildup in the wintertime.

Engineers refer to the greater

100 greater

8

Rate of change =

A grade of 8% would mean for every rise of 8 unitsthere is arun of 100 units.

= 8%

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12

Rate of change of wheelchair ramp =

If the rise is 1.5 m, what is the run?

Determine the rate of change ( safety.pitch) of the roof.

3 m

5 m

3 safety.

2

3

3

Determine the rate of change of each staircase.

Which points will you use to determine rise and run?

Earnings

4

20

= \$5/hr

What does this rate of change represent?

Number of Hours Worked

The hourly wage