im supposed to use the IVT to prove that the equation has at least one real solution. where is and odd positive integer and . im not sure if when the equation looks like or if its the second equation then i know that the intervals are because
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Originally Posted by iLikeMaths im supposed to use the IVT to prove that the equation has at least one real solution. where is and odd positive integer and . im not sure if when the equation looks like or if its the second equation then i know that the intervals are because in general any polynomial of odd degree and with real coefficients has a real root. you want to prove it using IVT: see that, depending on the sign of the leading coefficient of we have and so for now apply IVT.
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