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# calc notes lecture 8 - Lecture 8 Sections 2.3 Objective...

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Lecture Sections Objective Assignment 8 2.3 Rates of Change 2.3: 3-9 odds, 13, 15, 19, 21, 27, 33(c. d. e) Understanding Goals: 1. To understand the difference between average rates of change and instantaneous rates of change. 2. To understand how to find the average rates of change of functions over intervals. 3. To understand how to find the instantaneous rates of change of functions at points. 4. To understand how to find the marginal revenues, costs and profits for products. Two applications of derivatives: slope and rate of change. Real-life applications of rate of change: velocity, acceleration, population growth rates, production rate… 1

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Example 1 : The concentration C (in milligrams per milliliter) of a drug in a patient’s blood stream is monitored over 10-minute intervals, where t is measured in minutes, as shown in the table. Find the average rate of change over each interval. (a) [0, 10]
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## This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course MAT 111 taught by Professor Fan during the Spring '08 term at Union.

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