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The Mean Value Theorem Examples

Example 1

Let f(x) = x2. Use the Mean Value Theorem to show that there's some value of c in (0,2) with f'(c) = 2.

Example 2

Let f(x) = x2. What does the Mean Value Theorem guarantee on the interval (-2,0)?

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