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Applications of Rates of Change

  • The quantity gives us the rate of change of with respect to changes in .
  • When we evaluate at a specific value, we obtain an instantaneous rate of change of with respect to .
  • To find the units for , take the units of over the units of .
  • Often, looking at the units for will help you to figure out the “real world” meaning of .

Applications of Rates of Change

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