Posted by **matt** on Friday, March 16, 2012 at 8:58pm.

consider the function f(x)=x^3 - x^2 - 3x -2. find the average slope of this function on the interval (-2,3). by the mean value theorem, we know there exists a c in the open interval (-2,3) such that f'(c) is equal to this mean slope. find the two values of c in the interval which work.

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