How to Use rate of change in a Sentence

rate of change

• The issues are the rate of change in the nature of warfare and the reasons for it.
Foreign Affairs, 13 Dec. 2023
• As a result, the rate of change on board is famously slow.
Lila MacLellan, Fortune, 17 Oct. 2023
• This hair has to do with the rate of change, or the gradient, of space-time’s curvature at the horizon.
Gaurav Khanna, Discover Magazine, 27 May 2024
• As if to underline the slow rate of change, the leader of this year’s championship is … Surrey.
Victor Mather, New York Times, 22 Sep. 2023
• Revenue rates of change, margin rates of change, employee rates of change - these variables form the backbone of the equation.
Tyler Shepherd, USA TODAY, 10 May 2024
• Due to the slow rate of change, the myth that old windows are thicker at the bottom due to centuries of gravity pulling on the slowly flowing glass is not true.
John Mauro, Fortune, 14 June 2023
• Calculus is a type of math that focuses on the rate of change over time or a mathematics course taught in high school and college.
John Kelly, Washington Post, 29 Oct. 2023
• The rate of change is brutally exponential, and the complexity of the world is daunting.
Neil Senturia, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Oct. 2023
• The researchers compared the participants’ rate of change in breast density to the average change in a control group.
Claire Bugos, Verywell Health, 9 May 2023
• End of carousel Although visual arts also experienced drop-offs, the rate of change wasn’t as proportionally drastic.
Thomas Floyd, Washington Post, 18 Oct. 2023
• The acceleration tells us the rate of change of velocity—so a zero acceleration means there is no change in velocity.
Rhett Allain, WIRED, 7 July 2023
• The first attempt was a straightforward proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controller in which insulin is delivered proportionally to the increase of blood-glucose levels and their rate of change.
Boris Kovatchev, IEEE Spectrum, 21 Nov. 2021
• In modern science and engineering, partial differential equations help model complex physical systems involving multiple rates of change, such as ones changing across both space and time.
IEEE Spectrum, 2 Feb. 2024
• Recursively modeling the fundamental characteristic of linear functions — the constant rate of change — gives us another way to think about this relationship.
Patrick Honner, Quanta Magazine, 22 Mar. 2024
• On the other, these companies' business models and their rapid rate of change have outpaced investors' traditional analyses—leaving investors in uncertain, uncharted territory.
Raphaëlle D’ornano, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2024
• At the current rate of change, educators will continue to experience financial and housing insecurity, and Connecticut’s early education system will remain inequitable.
Staff Report, Hartford Courant, 3 Feb. 2024

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