Granillo, Yvette – Exam 1 – Due: Sep 29 2005, 11:00 pm – Inst: Edward Odell
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The due time is Central
time.
001
(part 1 oF 1) 10 points
AFter
t
seconds the displacement,
s
(
t
), oF a
particle moving rightwards along the
x
axis is
given (in Feet) by
s
(
t
) = 3
t
2

3
t
+ 7
.
Determine the average velocity oF the particle
over the time interval [1
,
2].
1.
average vel. = 6 Ft/sec
correct
2.
average vel. = 8 Ft/sec
3.
average vel. = 4 Ft/sec
4.
average vel. = 7 Ft/sec
5.
average vel. = 5 Ft/sec
Explanation:
The average velocity over a time interval
[
a, b
] is given by
dist travelled
time taken
=
s
(
b
)

s
(
a
)
b

a
.
±or the time interval [1
,
2], thereFore,
average vel. =
s
(2)

s
(1)
2

1
Ft/sec
.
Now
s
(2) = 3
×
4

3
×
2 + 7 = 13 Feet
,
while
s
(1) = 3

3 + 7 = 7 Feet
.
Consequently,
average vel. = 13

7 = 6 Ft/sec
.
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002
(part 1 oF 1) 10 points
Below is the graph oF a Function
f
.
2
4
6

2

4

6
2
4
6
8

2

4
Use the graph to determine the leFt hand limit
lim
x
→
3

f
(
x
)
.
1.
lim
x
→
3

f
(
x
) = 9
correct
2.
lim
x
→
3

f
(
x
) = 7
3.
lim
x
→
3

f
(
x
) = 8
4.
the limit does not exist
5.
lim
x
→
3

f
(
x
) =

4
Explanation:
As the graph shows,
lim
x
→
3

f
(
x
) = 9.
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003
(part 1 oF 1) 10 points
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When
f
is the function deFned by
f
(
x
) =
‰
4
x

5
,
x
≤
2 ,
3
x

4
,
x >
2
,
determine if the limit
lim
x
→
2+
f
(
x
)
exists, and if it does, Fnd its value.
1.
limit = 2
correct
2.
limit = 0
3.
limit does not exist
4.
limit = 4
5.
limit = 3
6.
limit = 1
Explanation:
The right hand limit
lim
x
→
2+
f
(
x
) depends
only on the values of
f
to the right of 2. Thus
lim
x
→
2+
f
(
x
) =
lim
x
→
2+
3
x

4
.
Consequently,
limit = 3
×
2

4 = 2
.
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004
(part 1 of 1) 10 points
Determine the limit
lim
x
→
1
3
(
x

1)
2
.
1.
limit = 3
2.
limit =

3
3.
limit =
∞
correct
4.
none of these
5.
limit =
∞
Explanation:
Since (
x

1)
2
≥
0 for all
x
, we see that
lim
x
→
1
3
(
x

1)
2
=
∞
.
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005
(part 1 of 1) 10 points
±ind the value of
lim
x
→
3
‡
1
x

1
3
·‡
2
x

3
·
.
1.
limit
=

1
3
2.
limit
=
1
3
3.
limit does not exist
4.
limit
=

2
9
correct
5.
limit
=
2
9
Explanation:
After the Frst term in the product is
brought to a common denominator, the given
expression becomes
2(3

x
)
3
x
(
x

3)
=

2
3
x
so long as
x
6
= 3. Thus
lim
x
→
3
‡
1
x

1
3
·‡
2
x

3
·
=

lim
x
→
3
2
3
x
.
Consequently,
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