#### Chapters

Chapter 2: Functions

Chapter 3: Binary Operations

Chapter 4: Inverse Trigonometric Functions

Chapter 5: Algebra of Matrices

Chapter 6: Determinants

Chapter 7: Adjoint and Inverse of a Matrix

Chapter 8: Solution of Simultaneous Linear Equations

Chapter 9: Continuity

Chapter 10: Differentiability

Chapter 11: Differentiation

Chapter 12: Higher Order Derivatives

Chapter 13: Derivative as a Rate Measurer

Chapter 14: Differentials, Errors and Approximations

Chapter 15: Mean Value Theorems

Chapter 16: Tangents and Normals

Chapter 17: Increasing and Decreasing Functions

Chapter 18: Maxima and Minima

Chapter 19: Indefinite Integrals

Chapter 20: Definite Integrals

Chapter 21: Areas of Bounded Regions

Chapter 22: Differential Equations

Chapter 23: Algebra of Vectors

Chapter 24: Scalar Or Dot Product

Chapter 25: Vector or Cross Product

Chapter 26: Scalar Triple Product

Chapter 27: Direction Cosines and Direction Ratios

Chapter 28: Straight Line in Space

Chapter 29: The Plane

Chapter 30: Linear programming

Chapter 31: Probability

Chapter 32: Mean and Variance of a Random Variable

Chapter 33: Binomial Distribution

## Chapter 15: Mean Value Theorems

### RD Sharma solutions for Class 12 Maths Chapter 15 Mean Value Theorems Exercise 15.1, Exercise 15.2 [Pages 8 - 9]

f(x) = 3 + (x − 2)^{2/3} on [1, 3] Discuss the applicability of Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals ?

f (x) = [x] for −1 ≤ x ≤ 1, where [*x*] denotes the greatest integer not exceeding x Discuss the applicability of Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals ?

f (x) = sin \[\frac{1}{x}\] for −1 ≤ x ≤ 1 Discuss the applicability of Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals ?

f (x) = 2x^{2} − 5x + 3 on [1, 3] Discuss the applicability of Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals ?

f (x) = x^{2}^{/3} on [−1, 1] Discuss the applicability of Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals ?

\[f\left( x \right) = \begin{cases}- 4x + 5, & 0 \leq x \leq 1 \\ 2x - 3, & 1 < x \leq 2\end{cases}\] Discuss the applicability of Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = x^{2} − 8x + 12 on [2, 6] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = *x*^{2} − 4*x* + 3 on [1, 3] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f (x) = (x − 1) (x − 2)^{2} on [1, 2] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f (x) = x(x − 1)^{2} on [0, 1] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f (x) = (x^{2} − 1) (x − 2) on [−1, 2] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval * *f (x) = x(x − 4)^{2} on the interval [0, 4] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = x(x −2)^{2} on the interval [0, 2] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f (x) = x^{2} + 5x + 6 on the interval [−3, −2] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for each of the following function on the indicated interval f (x) = cos 2 (x − π/4) on [0, π/2] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = sin 2x on [0, π/2] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = cos 2x on [−π/4, π/4] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = e^{x} sin x on [0, π] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = e^{x }cos x on [−π/2, π/2] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = cos 2x on [0, π] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f (x) = \[\frac{\sin x}{e^x}\] on 0 ≤ x ≤ π ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = sin 3x on [0, π] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f (x) = \[{e^{1 - x}}^2\] on [−1, 1] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f (x) = log (x^{2} + 2) − log 3 on [−1, 1] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = sin x + cos x on [0, π/2] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = 2 sin x + sin 2x on [0, π] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval \[f\left( x \right) = \frac{x}{2} - \sin\frac{\pi x}{6} \text { on }[ - 1, 0]\]?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval \[f\left( x \right) = \frac{6x}{\pi} - 4 \sin^2 x \text { on } [0, \pi/6]\] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = 4^{sin}^{ x} on [0, π] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = x^{2} − 5x + 4 on [1, 4] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = sin^{4} x + cos^{4} x on \[\left[ 0, \frac{\pi}{2} \right]\] ?

Verify Rolle's theorem for the following function on the indicated interval f(x) = sin x − sin 2x on [0, π] ?

Using Rolle's theorem, find points on the curve *y* = 16 − *x*^{2}, *x* ∈ [−1, 1], where tangent is parallel to *x*-axis.

At what point on the following curve, is the tangent parallel to *x*-axis *y* = *x*^{2} on [−2, 2]

?

At what point on the following curve, is the tangent parallel to *x*-axis y = \[e^{1 - x^2}\] on [−1, 1] ?

At what point on the following curve, is the tangent parallel to *x*-axis *y* = 12 (*x* + 1) (*x* − 2) on [−1, 2] ?

If *f* : [−5, 5] → *R *is differentiable and if *f*' (*x*) doesnot vanish anywhere, then prove that *f* (−5) ± f (5) ?

Examine if Rolle's theorem is applicable to any one of the following functions.

(i) f (x) = [x] for x ∈ [5, 9]

(ii) f (x) = [x] for x ∈ [−2, 2]

Can you say something about the converse of Rolle's Theorem from these functions?

It is given that the Rolle's theorem holds for the function f(x) = x^{3} + bx^{2} + cx, x \[\in\] at the point x = \[\frac{4}{3}\] , Find the values of b and c ?

### RD Sharma solutions for Class 12 Maths Chapter 15 Mean Value Theorems Exercise 15.2, Exercise 15.1 [Pages 17 - 18]

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theorem f(x) = x^{2} − 1 on [2, 3] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theorem f(x) = x^{3} − 2x^{2} − x + 3 on [0, 1] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theorem f(x) = x(x −1) on [1, 2] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theorem f(x) = x^{2} − 3x + 2 on [−1, 2] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theorem f(x) = 2x^{2} − 3x + 1 on [1, 3] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theorem f(x) = x^{2} − 2x + 4 on [1, 5] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theorem f(x) = 2x − x^{2} on [0, 1] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theore f(x) = (x − 1)(x − 2)(x − 3) on [0, 4] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theore \[f\left( x \right) = \sqrt{25 - x^2}\] on [−3, 4] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theore f(x) = tan^{−}^{1} x on [0, 1] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theorem \[f\left( x \right) = x + \frac{1}{x} \text { on }[1, 3]\] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theorem f(x) = x(x + 4)^{2} on [0, 4] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theorem \[f\left( x \right) = \sqrt{x^2 - 4} \text { on }[2, 4]\] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theorem f(x) = x^{2}^{ }+ x − 1 on [0, 4] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theorem f(x) = sin x − sin 2x − x on [0, π] ?

Verify Lagrange's mean value theorem for the following function on the indicated intervals. find a point '*c*' in the indicated interval as stated by the Lagrange's mean value theorem f(x) = x^{3} − 5x^{2} − 3x on [1, 3] ?

Discuss the applicability of Lagrange's mean value theorem for the function*f*(*x*) = | *x* | on [−1, 1] ?

Show that the lagrange's mean value theorem is not applicable to the function

f(x) = \[\frac{1}{x}\] on [−1, 1] ?

Verify the hypothesis and conclusion of Lagrange's man value theorem for the function

f(x) = \[\frac{1}{4x - 1},\] 1≤ *x* ≤ 4 ?

Find a point on the parabola *y* = (*x* − 4)^{2}, where the tangent is parallel to the chord joining (4, 0) and (5, 1) ?

Find a point on the curve *y* = *x*^{2} + *x*, where the tangent is parallel to the chord joining (0, 0) and (1, 2) ?

Find a point on the parabola *y* = (*x* − 3)^{2}, where the tangent is parallel to the chord joining (3, 0) and (4, 1) ?

Find the points on the curve *y* = *x*^{3} − 3*x*, where the tangent to the curve is parallel to the chord joining (1, −2) and (2, 2) ?

Find a point on the curve *y* = *x*^{3} + 1 where the tangent is parallel to the chord joining (1, 2) and (3, 28) ?

Let C be a curve defined parametrically as \[x = a \cos^3 \theta, y = a \sin^3 \theta, 0 \leq \theta \leq \frac{\pi}{2}\] . Determine a point P on C, where the tangent to C is parallel to the chord joining the points (a, 0) and (0, a).

Using Lagrange's mean value theorem, prove that (b − a) sec^{2} a < tan b − tan a < (b − a) sec^{2} b

where 0 < a < b < \[\frac{\pi}{2}\] ?

### RD Sharma solutions for Class 12 Maths Chapter 15 Mean Value Theorems [Page 19]

If f (x) = Ax^{2} + Bx + C is such that f (a) = f (b), then write the value of *c* in Rolle's theorem ?

State Rolle's theorem ?

State Lagrange's mean value theorem ?

If the value of *c* prescribed in Rolle's theorem for the function f (x) = 2x (x − 3)^{n} on the interval \[[0, 2\sqrt{3}] \text { is } \frac{3}{4},\] write the value of *n* (a positive integer) ?

Find the value of *c* prescribed by Lagrange's mean value theorem for the function \[f\left( x \right) = \sqrt{x^2 - 4}\] defined on [2, 3] ?

### RD Sharma solutions for Class 12 Maths Chapter 15 Mean Value Theorems Exercise 15.2 [Pages 19 - 20]

If the polynomial equation \[a_0 x^n + a_{n - 1} x^{n - 1} + a_{n - 2} x^{n - 2} + . . . + a_2 x^2 + a_1 x + a_0 = 0\] n positive integer, has two different real roots α and β, then between α and β, the equation \[n \ a_n x^{n - 1} + \left( n - 1 \right) a_{n - 1} x^{n - 2} + . . . + a_1 = 0 \text { has }\].

exactly one root

almost one root

at least one root

no root

If 4*a* + 2*b* + *c* = 0, then the equation 3*ax*^{2} + 2*bx* + *c* = 0 has at least one real root lying in the interval

(0, 1)

(1, 2)

(0, 2)

none of these

For the function *f* (*x*) = *x* + \[\frac{1}{x}\] ∈ [1, 3], the value of *c* for the Lagrange's mean value theorem is

1

\[\sqrt{3}\]

2

none of these

If from Lagrange's mean value theorem, we have \[f' \left( x_1 \right) = \frac{f' \left( b \right) - f \left( a \right)}{b - a}, \text { then }\]

a < x

_{1}≤ ba ≤ x

_{1}< ba < x

_{1}< ba ≤ x

_{1}≤ b

Rolle's theorem is applicable in case of ϕ (*x*) = a^{sin}^{ x}, a > a in

any interval

the interval [0, π]

the interval (0, π/2)

none of these

The value of *c* in Rolle's theorem when

f (x) = 2x^{3} − 5x^{2} − 4x + 3, x ∈ [1/3, 3] is

2

\[- \frac{1}{3}\]

−2

\[\frac{2}{3}\]

When the tangent to the curve *y* = *x* log *x* is parallel to the chord joining the points (1, 0) and (*e*, *e*), the value of *x* is

*e*^{1}^{/1−e}*e*^{(e−1)(2e−1)}\[e^\frac{2e - 1}{e - 1}\]

\[\frac{e - 1}{e}\]

The value of *c* in Rolle's theorem for the function \[f\left( x \right) = \frac{x\left( x + 1 \right)}{e^x}\] defined on [−1, 0] is

0.5

\[\frac{1 + \sqrt{5}}{2}\]

\[\frac{1 - \sqrt{5}}{2}\]

−0.5

The value of *c* in Lagrange's mean value theorem for the function *f* (*x*) = *x* (*x* − 2) when *x* ∈ [1, 2] is

1

1/2

2/3

3/2

The value of *c* in Rolle's theorem for the function f (x) = x^{3} − 3x in the interval [0,\[\sqrt{3}\]] is

1

−1

3/2

1/3

If f (x) = e^{x} sin x in [0, π], then c in Rolle's theorem is

π/6

π/4

π/2

3π/4

## Chapter 15: Mean Value Theorems

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