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CALCULUS AB
SECTION II, Part A
Time—45 minutes
Number of problems—3
A graphing calculator is required for some problems or parts of problems.  x 1, the vertical line x = = 1. Let R be the region enclosed by the graph of y 10, and the xaxis. (a) Find the area of R.
(b) Find the volume of the solid generated when R is revolved about the horizontal line y = (c) Find the volume of the solid generated when R is revolved about the vertical line x 10. 31, the rate of change of the number of mosquitoes on Tropical Island at time t days is modeled
t
5 t cos
mosquitoes per day. There are 1000 mosquitoes on Tropical Island at time t 0.
5 £ KH
IF = =)( (a) Show that the number of mosquitoes is increasing at time t = £ by R t t = 2. For 0 3. 6. (b) At time t 6, is the number of mosquitoes increasing at an increasing rate, or is the number of mosquitoes
increasing at a decreasing rate? Give a reason for your answer. = £ (d) To the nearest whole number, what is the maximum number of mosquitoes for 0
analysis that leads to your conclusion. 31 ? Round your answer
t £ = (c) According to the model, how many mosquitoes will be on the island at time t
to the nearest whole number. 31 ? Show the Copyright © 2004 by College Entrance Examination Board. All rights reserved.
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2 2004 AP® CALCULUS AB FREERESPONSE QUESTIONS (Form B) t
(minutes) 0 v (t )
(miles per minute) 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 7.0 9.2 9.5 7.0 4.5 2.4 2.4 4.3 7.3 3. A test plane flies in a straight line with positive velocity v t , in miles per minute at time t minutes, where
fa t £ £ v is a differentiable function of t. Selected values of v t for 0 40 are shown in the table above. fa (a) Use a midpoint Riemann sum with four subintervals of equal length and values from the table to
40 z 0 v t dt . Show the computations that lead to your answer. Using correct units, explain the v t dt in terms of the plane’s flight.
)( z meaning of 0
40 )( approximate (b) Based on the values in the table, what is the smallest number of instances at which the acceleration of the
plane could equal zero on the open interval 0 t 40 ? Justify your answer. < + K
I H
F cos H
F + = fa £ £ = t t t
7t
3 sin
, is used to model the velocity of the plane,
10
40
40. According to this model, what is the acceleration of the plane at
6 K
I in miles per minute, for 0 < (c) The function f, defined by f t 23 ? Indicate units of measure. (d) According to the model f, given in part (c), what is the average velocity of the plane, in miles per minute,
over the time interval 0 t 40 ? £ £ END OF PART A OF SECTION II Copyright © 2004 by College Entrance Examination Board. All rights reserved.
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CALCULUS AB
SECTION II, Part B
Time—45 minutes
Number of problems—3
No calculator is allowed for these problems. 4. The figure above shows the graph of f , the derivative of the function f, on the closed interval 1 x 5.
The graph of f has horizontal tangent lines at x 1 and x 3. The function f is twice differentiable with
f2
6. £ £ ¢ = = ¢ =) ( (a) Find the xcoordinate of each of the points of inflection of the graph of f. Give a reason for your answer.
(b) At what value of x does f attain its absolute minimum value on the closed interval 1 x 5 ? At what
value of x does f attain its absolute maximum value on the closed interval 1 x 5 ? Show the analysis
that leads to your answers. £ £
£ £ x f x . Find an equation for the line tangent to the graph of g
)( (c) Let g be the function defined by g x
at x 2. =) ( = Copyright © 2004 by College Entrance Examination Board. All rights reserved.
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4 2004 AP® CALCULUS AB FREERESPONSE QUESTIONS (Form B) x4 y  ( = dy
dx 2.
) 5. Consider the differential equation (a) On the axes provided, sketch a slope field for the given differential equation at the twelve points indicated.
(Note: Use the axes provided in the test booklet.) (b) While the slope field in part (a) is drawn at only twelve points, it is defined at every point in the xyplane.
Describe all points in the xyplane for which the slopes are negative.
f x to the given differential equation with the initial condition f 0 = )( )( = (c) Find the particular solution y 0. Copyright © 2004 by College Entrance Examination Board. All rights reserved.
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5 2004 AP® CALCULUS AB FREERESPONSE QUESTIONS (Form B) a = 1, as shown above. 1n
0 x dx in terms of n. (b) Let T be the triangular region bounded by , the xaxis, and the line x = z (a) Find x n at the point 1, 1 , where n
f be the line tangent to the graph of y > 6. Let 1. Show that the area of T is 1
.
2n x n , the line , and the xaxis. Express the area of S in
(c) Let S be the region bounded by the graph of y
terms of n and determine the value of n that maximizes the area of S. = END OF EXAMINATION Copyright © 2004 by College Entrance Examination Board. All rights reserved.
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