Defining Rate Discussion

Prepare a Presentation

Work Time

Prepare a Presentation

Prepare a presentation about your work.

  • Write your revised definition of rate.
  • Select one situation that you are sure describes a rate, and explain why it fits your definition.
  • Select one situation that you are sure does not describe a rate, and explain why your definition excludes it.
  • Select one situation that you are not sure about to discuss with the class.

Challenge Problem

Read the definition of rate in the Glossary. Then go back and review your solutions with this definition in mind.

  • Would you categorize the situations in the same way?
  • Can you think of any situation that does describe a rate using your definition but does not describe a rate using the Glossary definition?
  • Can you think of any situation that does describe a rate using the Glossary definition but does not describe a rate using your definition?