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Unformatted text preview: Math 161 Midterm 1 Name: l: . _ _y..U Date: February 2, 2007
Instructor: Dr. Paul Choboter
Time limit: 50 minutes Read all questions carefully, and Show all your work neatly. Calculators, books and notes are not permitted. Good luck! Question Score Points possible 1. In this question, let f(3:) = 952 + 3:1: — 4, and let g(m) = 5x V 39 — 2'
(5 pts) (6.) Simplify the expression f(a: + h) — f
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‘3 7:2 xvi 2. Suppose that the population of groundhogs1 in a certain park is given by N (t) = 160 x 2“,
where t is measured in years, and t z 0 represents right now. (3 pts) (a) What was the population 2 years ago? (State your answer explicitly in the form of a
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(4 pts) (c) At what time t will there be 1000 groundhogs? (Leave your answer as an expression
involving terms such as 1n(160). It is necessary to isolate t, but not necessary to simplify
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curve is f (2:), and which one is (4 pts) (b) Plot = ﬂ and 9(59) = Va: + — 2 on the same set of axes. State how you get the graph of g($;from the graph of f($). gtrﬁ I: We 1; moved 1+ — 7 m0 dcmm the +0???
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L3 addﬁd ‘bo *tWCK. (2 pts) (0) Clearly label the following numbers on the logarithmicscale number line: 0.03, 0.2, 40, 700.
\/ V' t/ l/ 10 (5 pts) 4. (a) Let y = 255—3/2. Use a logarithmic transformation to ﬁnd a linear relationship between
logy and either logs: or I. Determine whether a log10g or a loglinear plot should be used to graph the resulting linear relationship.
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