Rate of increase problem

1. May 3, 2004

mustang

A gallon of milk was $1.79 two years ago. Today, it's$2.15. Find the rate it increased each year.

2. May 4, 2004

cookiemonster

Is the rate of increase constant?

cookiemonster

3. May 4, 2004

Integral

Staff Emeritus
As for any rate of change problem

$$r = \frac {\Delta P} {\Delta t}$$

r is the rate of change, P is price, t is time.

4. May 5, 2004

ShawnD

I've posted my answer here

Can you stop double posting. Come on, you know better.

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