Finding Rate of Change from a Word Problem

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Finding the rate of change from a word problem

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do I determine what should be the dependent variable and what should be the independent variable in a word problem?
  • How do I find the rate of change from a word problem?
  • A teacher weighed 145 lbs. in 1986. He weighed 190 lbs. in 2007. What is the average rate of change?
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    In this lesson, the teacher shows an example of finding rate of change from a word problem. He also talks a little bit about how to decide what should be the dependent variable and what should be the independent variable.