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Mean Value Theorem
Mean value theorem for a cubic.
Contributed by:
Michael Trott
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—
-coordinate of the
first point for secant making
—
-coordinate of the
second point for secant making
— coefficients of the polynomial
The mean value theorem states that for a smooth function
on the real line and two points
,
on the line, there exists a point
between
and
, such that
.
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Michael Trott
"
Mean Value Theorem
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/MeanValueTheorem/
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Published: September 28, 2007
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