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Rethinking Rigor in Calculus: The Role of the Mean Value Theorem

The author proposes the Increasing Function Theorem as an alternative to the Mean Value Theorem in introductory calculus.

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1635
Author(s): 
Thomas W. Tucker (Colgate University)
Publication Date: 
Sunday, October 21, 2007
Original Publication Source: 
American Mathematical Monthly
Original Publication Date: 
March, 1997
Subject(s): 
Calculus
Taylor Series
Single Variable Calculus
Topic(s): 
Theoretical Issues
Calculus Functions
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17.00
Rating Sum: 
47.00
Rating Average: 
2.76
Author (old format): 
Thomas W. Tucker
Applicable Course(s): 
3.0 Calculus
3.1 Mainstream Calculus I
3.2 Mainstream Calculus II
3.4 Non-mainstream Calc I
3.5 Non-mainstream Calc II
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Thursday, August 16, 2012
Average: 2.8 (17 votes)

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