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Calculus Homework Help (Mean Value Theorem)

  1. Dec 5, 2011 #1
    Hey guys, I'm having a lot of trouble with this calculus problem for homework. If anyone can help me and provide the necessary steps if possible, I would greatly appreciate it. Here is the problem:

    Given the function f(x) = x^2 - 1, find the number(s), c, that satisfy the Mean Value Theorem on the interval [0,8]
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  3. Dec 6, 2011 #2


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    What kind of help do you want? Do you know what the "mean value theorem says"? If you do then all you have to do is solve the equation (which is very simple) that the mean value theorem refers to.
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