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Unformatted text preview: MATHEMATICS 112 FINAL Dec 17th, 2007 Name: Instructor and section: ______________.___________ . There are 14 problems on 15 pages (counting this page). . No graphing or programmable calculators, notes, or books are allowed.
Scientiﬁc calculators are allowed but are not needed. . Give exact answers (fractions, square roots, etc.). Decimal approximations
may not receive full credit. . You do not need to simplify your answers unless told to. Answers such as
_ 32x/25 + 6
“ 12 . Use only the scratch paper provided. Work appearing on' your scratch paper
will not be graded. . , , :r are okay. . Show your work and make yOur methods clear. Unjustiﬁed answers may
receive no credit. ' ‘ . Put your ﬁnal answer in the box provided. Possible Score Your Score 1. (10 points each) Simplify each of the following expressions as much as possible. 53—2 _ y—2
271 + y‘1 (a) Answer: , 2. (10 points each) . . 1
(a) Slmpllfy 10g5 (b) Simplify 10g3(27\/§) Answer: 3. (12 points each) (a) Find all points where the graph of y = 1r — 2 intersects the graph of y = x2 ~ 4' Answer: ' (b) Graph y = Ia: — 2 and y = :02  4 on the axes below. 4. (22 points) The half—life of Sodium—24 is 15 hours. Find the time required for 75% of
a sample of Sodium—24 to decay. ( Hint: If 75% has decayed, then 25% remains.) Answer: 5. (20 points) Find the minimum distance between the point (4, 0) and the graph y = ﬂ Answer: 6. (20 points) Find a polynomial 19(55) which has root 0 of multiplicity 2, root 1 — i of
multiplicity 1 and root 1 +2' of multiplicity 1, such that p(2) = —8 7. (10 points each) (a) Expand (a + b)4 = Answer: (b) Expand and simplify each term — {jg—)4 Answer: 8. (10 points each) Let a1 = 5 and an+1 = Zan (a) Writethe ﬁrst 4 terms of this sequence (b) Find the sum of the ﬁrst 100 terms of this sequence. You do no t need simplify
your answer. 9. (10 points each) In this problem, let g(:c) 2 f — and f(:v) : 2:1; + 4. (a) Find a formula for f ‘1 Answer: (b) Find the domainof g[f Write your answer in interval notation 10 ’11 _ 10. (20 points) Draw a graph of y 2 2”” — 8. Find all intercepts and asymptotes. On the
graph label each point with its coordinates, and each asymptote With its equation. 11. (20 points) Solve the system of equations. Indicate clearly each step of your work. a + 2b — c z 5
—2a + 3b + c = 7
3a o b  4c 2 ~13 12 13 12. (20 points) Graph y 2 (:1:2 + 2x — 3)(a:2 ‘ 1). List each zero With its multiplicity. Label
any intercepts on the graph with their coordinates. Zeros: . v 13. (12 points each) (a) Find the remainder when 22:3 4 2km + 4 is divided by a: + 2. Answer: (b) Determine the value of k such that 3: + 2 is a factor of 2:133 + 2km + 4 Answer: ' 14 14. (20 points) Find all real number solutions to the system of equations:
I w = log3(2 a t)
w = 3 —— log3(~—4 — t) 15 ...
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 Spring '08
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 Algebra, Decimal

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