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Question regarding Mean Value Theorem.

by charmedbeauty
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charmedbeauty
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Apr29-12, 05:56 AM
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

By using mean value theorem , show that

ln(1+x)<x whenever x>0




2. Relevant equations



3. The attempt at a solution

So there is another example in my book and they just use the formula

f ' (c) = f(b)-f(a) / b-a

but Im not sure how to work out my [a,b] interval.

any ideas?
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Apr29-12, 09:03 AM
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Work on the interval [0,c] where c>0.


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