Examine the table, which represents a linear function. What is the rate of change of the function? Input (x) Output (y) 5 18 −3 23 −1 28 1 33
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Question
Examine the table, which represents a linear function.
What is the rate of change of the function?
Input (x) Output (y)
5 18
−3 23
−1 28
1 33
What is the rate of change of the function?
Input (x) Output (y)
5 18
−3 23
−1 28
1 33
2 Answer

1. User Answers jacobklein424
Answer:
I believe it should be 3 23

2. User Answers sqdancefan
Answer:
2.5
Stepbystep explanation:
The rate of change can be found from the slope formula.
m = (y2 y1)/(x2 x1)
Using the first two lines of the table, we find ...
m = (23 18)/(3 (5)) = 5/2
The rate of change of the function is 5/2 = 2.5.