Lesson: Intermediate Value Theorem Mathematics • Higher Education
In this lesson, we will learn how to interpret the intermediate value theorem and use it to approximate a zero of a function.
Sample Question Videos
The function satisfies and . But there is no between and 1 where . Why does this not violate the intermediate value theorem?
The figure shows the graph of the function on the interval together with the dashed line .
and , but anywhere on . Why does this not violate the intermediate value theorem?
The function is defined on the interval and is continuous there. It is known that and , and these are the only values of with . It is also known that . Explain why .