Aydin Jarvis

2022-10-13

I'm taking differential calculus, and I've read that is actually a pretty interesting function that just has one solution. I'm a little confused since most proofs that involve the Intermediate value theorem give a closed interval. But I need to prove that it has a solution in the real numbers. Thanks in advance.

espava8b

Beginner2022-10-14Added 12 answers

HINT:

Let $f(x)=x-\mathrm{cos}(x)$.

Note that $f$ is continuous for $x\in [0,\pi /2]$ with $f(0)=-1$ and $f(\pi /2)=\pi /2$.

Given the Intermediate Value Theorem, what can one say about $f$ on the closed interval $[0,\pi /2]$, which is a subset of the real numbers?

Let $f(x)=x-\mathrm{cos}(x)$.

Note that $f$ is continuous for $x\in [0,\pi /2]$ with $f(0)=-1$ and $f(\pi /2)=\pi /2$.

Given the Intermediate Value Theorem, what can one say about $f$ on the closed interval $[0,\pi /2]$, which is a subset of the real numbers?

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