5.4 – Slope as a Rate

1. Watch the video and answer the questions below.

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2. Watch Mr. Orr’s solution for the above questions. Take notes on how slope relates to rate of change.

3. Consider the picture

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a) If the snail takes 3.52 hours to cross the road, find the snail’s rate of change.

b) Create a table of values showing the snails distance every hour.

c) Make a graph showing the snail’s progress.

4. Watch the video of the Humming Bird and calculate the rate of change of the flaps. Interpret what this means.