Rate Of Change Practice Formative Assessment

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  • 1. 
    Which statement about rate of change is true?
    • A. 

      It measures the increase or decrease of a function.

    • B. 

      It measures change over time

  • 2. 
    The population of a city rises from 100,000 to 226,000 over a ten-year period. Find the average rate of change in people per year.
    • A. 

      0.000079 people per year

    • B. 

      12,600 people per year

    • C. 

      0.4375 people per year

    • D. 

      2.29 people per year

  • 3. 
    In the Mojave Desert in California, temperatures can drop quickly from day to night. Suppose the temperature drops from 100 degrees at 2 P.M. to 68 degrees at 5 A.M. Find the average rate of change of degrees per hour.
    • A. 

      3 degrees per hour

    • B. 

      -3 degrees per hour

    • C. 

      -2 degrees per hour

    • D. 

      2 degrees per hour

  • 4. 
    You are driving through Europe. At 9:00 A.M. you are 420 kilometers from Rome. At 3:00 P.M. you are 108 kilometers from Rome. Find your average speed.
    • A. 

      35 mph

    • B. 

      40 mph

    • C. 

      45 mph

    • D. 

      50 mph

  • 5. 
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