There are 8 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Rates of change, you may find related items under Calculus.Broad Topics > Calculus > Rates of change
Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?
Match the descriptions of physical processes to these differential equations.
What is the quickest route across a ploughed field when your speed around the edge is greater?
Explore the rates of growth of the sorts of simple polynomials often used in mathematical modelling.
A conveyor belt, with tins placed at regular intervals, is moving at a steady rate towards a labelling machine. A gerbil starts from the beginning of the belt and jumps from tin to tin.
My average speed for a journey was 50 mph, my return average speed of 70 mph. Why wasn't my average speed for the round trip 60mph ?
An article introducing the ideas of differentiation.
Can you find the lap times of the two cyclists travelling at constant speeds?