RATE OF CHANGE

The change in a variable per unit time divided by the value of the variable prior to the change. Example: rising from 10 to 20 the rate of change is (20-10)/10=10/10=a rate of change of 1.

RATE OF CHANGE: "The rate of change in the variable was 1."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RATE OF CHANGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rate-of-change/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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