Fundamental Mathematics/Arithmetic/Rate of change

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Rate of change[edit | edit source]

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Mathematical operation on function to find rate of function's change over change in function's variable . Notation of rate of change

Rate of change of a function[edit | edit source]

For any function f(x)

Change in function's variable x is

Change in function's per change in variable x is

Rate of change is defined as the change in function over change in function's variable

Gradient can be calculated as

Further reading[edit | edit source]