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Average and Instantaneous Rate of Change Imagine driving on I75 North and passing mile marker 60 at 2pm and mile marker 190 at 4pm, having made no stops. We could look at the average speed you were driving during those 2 hours: 190−60 4−2 = 130?𝑖?𝑒? 2ℎ𝑜𝑢?? = 65 ??ℎ . But realistically you did not drive 65mph during the whole 2 hours. You sped up to pass a car or slowed down if there was a bit of traffic. Say you look at down at your speedometer at 3pm and saw you were doing 75mph at that specific time. This would be called your instantaneous speed at 3pm. Definition Average Rate of Change For ? = ?(?) , the average rate of change from x=a to x=a+h is (using slope formula

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