# average and instantaneous rate of change

what is the difference between an average rate of water flow and an instantaneous rate of water flow?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 67
1. average is measured over some finite time interval.

Instantaneous is not. It is the limit of the average rate, as the measured interval decreases to zero.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Steve

## Similar Questions

1. ### Calculus

I did an experiment where I had to measure how fast water flowed out of a container at different times and with different volumes. I also had to record the values into a table and graph them. (I got an exponential function). I am

asked by Liz on May 20, 2014
2. ### Medical physics

1.A hypodermic needle of lenght 0.020m and inner radius 3.0 x10^-4 is used to force water at 20 degree celcious into the air at a flow rate of 1.0 x10^-7m^2 s-1 (a) what is the average velocity in the needle?(assume laminar flow),

asked by JAMES on March 28, 2015
3. ### Medical physics

1.A hypodermic needle of lenght 0.020m and inner radius 3.0 x10^-4 is used to force water at 20 degree celcious into the air at a flow rate of 1.0 x10^-7m^2 s-1 (a) what is the average velocity in the needle?(assume laminar flow),

asked by JAMES on March 28, 2015
4. ### Calculus

The rate at which water flows into a tank, in gallons per hour, is given by a differentiable, increasing function R of time t. The table below gives the rate as measured at various times in an 8-hour time period. t (hours) 0 2 3 7

asked by Jeff on May 10, 2018
5. ### Math - AP Calculus

The rate at which water flows into a tank, in gallons per hour, is given by a differentiable, increasing function R of time t. The table below gives the rate as measured at various times in an 8-hour time period. t (hours) 0 2 3 7

asked by Kailey on April 26, 2018
6. ### chemical kinetics

2H2O2 --->2H2O + O2 What is the instantaneous rate of formation of O2 at 50s? THeres a graph with the concentration of H2O2 as a function of time. at 50s the conc. is .2 But isnt this the concentration of H2O2, I don't understand.

asked by Natash on February 4, 2009
7. ### MATH

Create a graph of a function given the following information: The instantaneous rate of change at x = 2 is zero. The instantaneous rate of change at x = 3 is negative. The average rate of change on the interval 0

asked by ROBIN on July 19, 2013
8. ### Calculus

I did an experiment where I had to measure how fast water flowed out of a container at different times and with different volumes (from 0mL-1000mL in increments of 50). I also had to record the values into a table and graph them.

asked by Liz on May 20, 2014
9. ### physics

The flow rate of a liquid through a 2.0cm radius pipe is 0.0080 m^3/s. the average fluid in the pipe is? i know that Av=volume flow rate for this problem the flow rate is 0.008m^3/s. Do i divide by the radius^2 to get velocity or

asked by BrOwN GuRL on November 11, 2007
10. ### Physics/Fluids

Hi! I'm having a hard time figuring out if flow rate decreases when water goes up a vertical pipe. I know that at some point when the water can't be pushed any higher due to P=pgh, the water stops flowing from the pipe. I also

asked by Kaley on July 21, 2018

More Similar Questions