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

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 Virgil Posts: 8,833 Registered: 1/6/11
Re: 1.39 - What exactly is the Mean value Theorem?
Posted: Jun 19, 2014 1:37 PM

John Gabriel <thenewcalculus@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thursday, 19 June 2014 16:20:50 UTC+2, Dirk Van de moortel wrote:
> > John Gabriel <thenewcalculus@gmail.com> wrote:
> >

> > > On Thursday, 19 June 2014 15:54:31 UTC+2, Dirk Van de moortel wrote:
> >
> > >
> >
> > >> He might have missed the apostrophe in f'.
> >
> > >
> >
> > > Like you he misses a lot of things.
> >
> > >
> >
> > >>> He keeps getting it wrong. Gee, I wish that clowns would stop
> >
> > >>> posting crap.
> >
> > >
> >
> > >> Perhaps you should be an example then.
> >
> > >
> >
> > > How about you practise what you preach? Just because you understood
> >
> > > this part does not mean you know everything now! You are wrong about
> >
> > > so many things which you have failed to understand.
> >
> >
> >
> > Take the function f(x) = 1/x.
> >
> > See if you can prove continuity at x=1 with *your* equivalence:
> >
> > For all epsilon > 0, Exist delta > 0,
> >
> > such that for all x:
> >
> > |x-1| < delta <==> |1/x-1| < epsilon

>
> > Take epsilon = 2.
>
> > Give me that delta,and I'll give you an x that does
> > NOT satisfy the equivalence.

>
> Sure you are on the right thread?

if it shows how wrong JG's NC is, which it does, then it is in the right
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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