The Mean Value Theorem

Students compare the slope of a tangent line at points along a curve to the slope of the secant line connecting 2 points on the curve. This functions to demonstrate the Mean Value Theorem visually, and helps students to understand what it means.

 

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Resource Type
Activity
Tags
meanvaluetheorem  secant  slopeoftangentline  tangent 
Target Group (Age)
19+
Language
English (United States)
 
 
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4.2
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