Posted by **Jay** on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 8:27pm.

How do i figure out the instantaneous rate of change with given graph and it says find the rate at t = 6 s

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**bobpursley**, Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 9:10pm
I would look at rate of change (slope) of the graph.

If the graph is horizonal, rate of change is zero

If the graph is sloping, the slope is the rate of change.

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**Jay**, Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 10:13pm
Do i have to make a tangent line?

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**Jay**, Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 10:17pm
Also, do i have to use numbers like 5.99 and 6.01 to find the rate of change @ t = 6s

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