(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); You are given the following information about the function f(x):

i) There is an x-value x* approximately equal to 0.8 such that f(x*)=0

ii) f(0.7) = C is negative

iii) m1 < f'(x) < m2 for 0.7 < x < 0.9 where m1 and m2 are positive constants

Apple the Mean Value Theorem to f(x) on the interval [0.7,x*] to find upper and lower bounds (in terms of m1, m2 and C) for x*

I've been really struggling to understand the MVT and have been at this question for a while... i just can't seen to work it out though and end up going round in circles I have a test coming up so i really want to try to get my head around the MVT.

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# Homework Help: Differential calculus question (Mean value theorem)

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