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Using Tangent Lines to Define Means

by Brian C. Dietel (Whitman College) and Russell A. Gordonl (Whitman College)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
February, 2003

Subject classification(s): Analysis | Calculus | Advanced Calculus
Applicable Course(s): 3.0 Calculus | 4.11 Advanced Calc I, II, & Real Analysis

The authors define and discuss a wide variety of means. One of the authors was an undergraduate student.


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