Rates of Change

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Rates of Change The purpose of this section is to remind us of one of the more important applications of derivatives. That is the fact that represents the rate of change of . This is an application that we repeatedly saw in the previous chapter. Almost every section in the previous chapter contained at least one problem dealing with this application of derivatives. While this application will arise occasionally in this chapter we are going to focus more on other applications in this chapter. So, to make sure that we don’t forget about this application here is a brief set of examples concentrating on the rate of change application of derivatives. Note that the point of these examples is to remind you of material covered in the previous chapter and not to teach you how to do these kinds of problems. If you don’t recall how to do these kinds of examples you’ll need to go back and review the previous chapter. Example 1

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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course MATH 151 taught by Professor Sc during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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