Posted by **Brit** on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 7:22pm.

Consider the function f(x)=4x^3–2x on the interval [–2,2]. Find the average or mean slope of the function on this interval. __14__

By the Mean Value Theorem, we know there exists at least one c in the open interval (–2,2) such that f(c) is equal to this mean slope.

For this problem, there are two values of c that work. The smaller one is_____ and the larger one is ______?

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