In "Mean Value Theorem Explained, Part 1 of 2", the speaker provides an intuitive explanation of the Mean Value Theorem, which states that for a continuous and differentiable function on a closed interval, there exists at least one point where the slope of the tangent equals the slope of the secant line between the endpoints. The importance of this theorem is discussed, and an example is provided to help visualize the concept.
Part 1 of an explanation on the Mean Value Theorem.
Produced by Kent Murdick
Instructor of Mathematics
University of South Alabama