Department of Mathematics

The Pennsylvania State University

221 McAllister Building

University Park, PA 16802

e-mail: glasner@math.psu.edu

**ABSTRACT**

This talk gives a self discovery method for proving the mean value theorem. The purpose is to demonstrate that the inclusion of mathematical structure in beginning calculus courses is both desirable and feasible.

Paper is available in the following formats:

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