rate of change

Definition of rate of change

  1. :  a value that results from dividing the change in a function of a variable by the change in the variable velocity is the rate of change in distance with respect to time

First Known Use of rate of change

1876


Learn More about rate of change


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up rate of change? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to reach the highest or a decisive point

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!