150quiz6 - October 27, 2004 Math 150 - Quiz 6...

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Unformatted text preview: October 27, 2004 Math 150 - Quiz 6 Name__________________ 1. A car moves down an incline, moving s(t ) = 3t 2 + 7 feet in t seconds. a. Find the velocity at t = 3. b. After how many seconds will the velocity be 88 feet per second? 2. Complete three iterations of Newton’s Method for f ( x ) = x 5 + x − 1 with initial guess x = 1. x1 = 1 x2 = x3 = x4 = 3. Find the point on the graph y = x 2 which is closest to the point (2, 1 ) . [Hint : Minimize the 2 square of the distance between (x, y ) and (2, 1 ) .] 2 ...
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