# Average Rate of Change

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Average Rate of Change### Questions

- What does average rate of change mean?
- Can average rate of change be negative?
- How is average rate of change related to linear functions?
- How is average rate of change related to slope?
- How can the average rate of change be interpreted from a graph or a function?
- How do I find the average rate of change for a function between two given values?
- How do I find the average rate of change of a function like #f(x) = 4x#?
- What is the average rate of change for a function with the equation #2x + 3y + 6 = 0#?
- If a company earned $100,000 in 1980 and $400,000 in 2010, what was its average rate of change per year?
- How do I find the average rate of change of #f(x) = sec x# from 0 to #pi/4#?
- How do I find the average rate of change of #f(x) = tan x# from 0 to #pi/4#?
- What type of non-constant function has the same average rate of change and instantaneous rate of change over all intervals and for all values of "x?" Explain.
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