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Math equationProve that the equation 4x^3+3x^2=2x+1 has a solution 0<x<1
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To prove that the given equation has a root in the set (0,1), we'll apply Rolle's theorem.
We'll choose a Rolle function f:[0,1]->R,
According to the Rolle's theorem:
where c belongs to (0,1).
If f(1)=f(0) (condition valid only for a Rolle function)=> f'(c)=0
We'll differentiate the Rolle function and we'll get:
If f'(c)=0 ,then c is a root of f'(x), c belongs to (0,1). q.e.d
Posted by giorgiana1976 on May 18, 2011 at 10:09 AM (Answer #2)
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