MATH 115 — FIRST MIDTERM EXAM
February 10, 2004
NAME:
INSTRUCTOR:
SECTION NO:
1. Do not open this exam until you are told to begin.
2. This exam has 9 pages including this cover. There are 10 questions.
3. Do not separate the pages of the exam. If any pages do become separated, write your name on them
and point them out to your instructor when you turn in the exam.
4. Please read the instructions for each individual exercise carefully. One of the skills being tested on
this exam is your ability to interpret questions, so instructors will not answer questions about exam
problems during the exam.
5. Show an appropriate amount of work for each exercise so that the graders can see not only the answer
but also how you obtained it. Include units in your answers where appropriate.
6. You may use your calculator. You are also allowed 2 sides of a 3 by 5 note card.
7. If you use graphs or tables to obtain an answer, be certain to provide an explanation and sketch of
the graph to make clear how you arrived at your solution.
8. Please turn
of
all cell phones.
PROBLEM
POINTS
SCORE
1
14
2
8
3
5
4
6
5
6
6
12
7
12
8
15
9
10
10
12
TOTAL
100
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1.
(2 points each) Circle “True” or “False” for each of the following problems. Circle “True” only
is the statement is
always
true. No explanation is necessary.
(a)
log(
1
A
) =

log(
A
)
.
True
False
(b)
If
f
(
x
) =
π
5
, then
f
0
(
x
) = 5
π
4
.
True
False
(c)
The function
y
=
a
b
+
c e

kt
for
k >
0 and
a, b, c
constants has a horizontal asymptote of
y
=
a
c
.
True
False
(d)
A degree 7 polynomial must have at least 1 real root but can not have more than 7 real roots.
True
False
(e)
f
0
(
a
) is the tangent line of
f
at the point (
a, f
(
a
)).
True
False
(f)
If
f
(
x
) =
x
2
, then
f

1
(
x
) =
1
x
2
.
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