# Intermediate Value Thereom

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• September 15th 2009, 05:34 PM
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Intermediate Value Thereom
Use the intermediate value theorem to show that the equation $-x^4 + 3x^3 - 2x^2 + 3x - 5 = 0$ has at least two real solutions.
• September 15th 2009, 05:52 PM
Calculus26
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f(1) = -2

f(2) = 1

f(3) = -14

Therefore there is a zero between 1 and 2 and one between 2 and 3