VCE Together Year 12 Mathematical Methods: Average and Instantaneous Rates of Change

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# Average and Instantaneous Rates of Change

Average and instantaneous rates of change is a physical application of calculus. In this topic, you will see differentiation applied to the real world and time! This is part of the VCE Maths Methods syllabus from the topic Calculus. In this post, we will explore rates of change with respect to time.

### Average or Instantaneous?

The video below explains what the average rate of change is of a function over an interval of time.

The following videos will explore how to to describe the rate of change of a physical quantity with respect to time as a derivative.

### But How is This Applied?

This video will help answer the common question, “But how is this useful?”, and make calculus more relevant to you.

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