Calculus 10th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1-28505-709-0
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-709-5

Chapter 3 - Applications of Differentiation - 3.2 Exercises: 43

Answer

The Mean Value Theorem cannot be applied.

Work Step by Step

$f(x)$ is not differentiable over the open interval. $f(x)$ is not differentiable at $x=-\dfrac{1}{2}$ and hence the Mean Value Theorem cannot be applied.
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