Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by NCTM or The Math Forum.

Notice: We are no longer accepting new posts, but the forums will continue to be readable.

Topic: 1.39 - What exactly is the Mean value Theorem?
Replies: 29   Last Post: Jun 20, 2014 4:00 PM

 Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
 johngabriel2009@gmail.com Posts: 354 Registered: 5/25/14
Re: 1.39 - What exactly is the Mean value Theorem?
Posted: Jun 19, 2014 6:01 AM

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 9:59:48 AM UTC+2, Virgil wrote:
>
> John Gabriel <thenewcalculus@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>

> > In mainstream mythmatics, the MVT is ignorantly defined as follows:
>
> >
>
> > If f is a differentiable function on (a,b), then there is at least one point
>
> > c, such that a secant line with endpoints (a,f(a)) and (b,f(b)) is parallel
>
> > to the tangent line at c.
>
> >
>
> > But the converse of this is NOT true in mainstream calculus:
>
> >
>
> > If f is a differentiable function on (a,b), and a tangent line exists at c,
>
> > then a parallel secant line exists with endpoints (a,f(a)) and (b,f(b)).
>
> >
>
> > However, the MVT works regardless of the converse being true. The reason for
>
> > this, is that ignorant baboons (that would be you) do not know its real
>
> > meaning. In the New Calculus, the MVT is defined properly:
>
>
>
> In JG's improper NC, nothing is defined properly for proper calculus.
>
> --

I am only responding to save your comment so that others can know for certain you are a troll and a spammer.

Date Subject Author
6/19/14 Virgil
6/19/14 johngabriel2009@gmail.com
6/19/14 Virgil
6/19/14 Wizard-Of-Oz
6/19/14 Dirk Van de moortel
6/19/14 Dirk Van de moortel
6/19/14 Virgil
6/19/14 Dirk Van de moortel
6/19/14 Dirk Van de moortel
6/19/14 Port563
6/19/14 Dirk Van de moortel
6/19/14 johngabriel2009@gmail.com
6/19/14 Virgil
6/20/14 Virgil
6/19/14 Virgil
6/19/14 Virgil
6/19/14 Virgil
6/19/14 Jeff Hebert
6/19/14 Jeff Hebert
6/19/14 Virgil
6/20/14 hoffman@spectre.com
6/20/14 Virgil