Math 148
Final Exam
Form A
Please be aware that this is a practice exam based on previous department exams.
There
may be topics from class that are not represented on this practice exam that are important.
Please refer to the information given by your professor or teaching assistant for a
complete list of topics covered on the actual midterm.
1.
(a)
Find the midpoint of the line segment connecting the two points
( 5,1) and (3,1)
−
(b)
Find the distance between the midpoint given in part (a) and the endpoint
(3,1)
2.
Solve the following system of equations.
22
4
2
xy
⎧⎫
+
=
⎨⎬
−=
⎩⎭
3.
David wants to create a box with a square base to store old math books in.
He has 80
sq ft of material.
What dimensions for the box will produce the largest possible volume.
Do this for both a box with a top and one with out the top.
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Graphically solve the equation by finding the zeros.
0
=
32
7
99
319
45
xx
x
−++
5.
The perimeter of a rectangle is 60ft.
Determine the dimensions of the rectangle that
produces the largest area and state the value of this maximum area.
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 Spring '08
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 Math, Algebra, Trigonometry, Final Exam Form, largest possible volume, previous department exams, old math books

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