- Rolle's theorem
- noun Etymology: Michel Rolle died 1719 French mathematician Date: circa 1891 a theorem in mathematics: if a curve is continuous, crosses the x-axis at two points, and has a tangent at every point between the two intercepts, its tangent is parallel to the x-axis at some point between the intercepts

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