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6-137.

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  1. Between which pair of consecutive points is the average rate of change the greatest?

    Average rate of change (AROC) can be seen on a graph as the slope of the secant line between two points.

  2. At which point is the instantaneous rate of change closest to ?

    Instantateous rate of change (IROC) can be seen on a graph as the slope of the tangent line at a specific point.

  3. Which is greater: the average rate of change between B and C or the instantaneous rate of change at C?

    Which is greater: the slope of the secant line or the slope of the tangent line?

  4. Which is greater: the average rate of change between C and D or the average rate of change between C and E?

    Refer to the previous hints.

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