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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. 1. Traffic flow is defined as the rate at which cars pass through an intersection, measured in cars per minute. The
traffic flow at a particular intersection is modeled by the function F defined by
( 4 sin t
for 0
2
) + 82 t ££ = Ft 30, )( where F t is measured in cars per minute and t is measured in minutes.
)( (a) To the nearest whole number, how many cars pass through the intersection over the 30minute period?
7 ? Give a reason for your answer.
t 15 ? Indicate units of measure. (d) What is the average rate of change of the traffic flow over the time interval 10
measure. t ££ (c) What is the average value of the traffic flow over the time interval 10 ££ = (b) Is the traffic flow increasing or decreasing at t 15 ? Indicate units of Copyright © 2004 by College Entrance Examination Board. All rights reserved.
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2 2004 AP® CALCULUS AB FREERESPONSE QUESTIONS  3x 1 x for 0
) ( = x and g x £ )( )  2x 1 x £ ( = 2. Let f and g be the functions given by f x
f and g are shown in the figure above. 1. The graphs of )( (a) Find the area of the shaded region enclosed by the graphs of f and g.
(b) Find the volume of the solid generated when the shaded region enclosed by the graphs of f and g is
revolved about the horizontal line y 2. = (c) Let h be the function given by h x
kx 1 x for 0 x 1. For each k 0, the region (not shown)
enclosed by the graphs of h and g is the base of a solid with square cross sections perpendicular to the
xaxis. There is a value of k for which the volume of this solid is equal to 15. Write, but do not solve, an
equation involving an integral expression that could be used to find the value of k. > £ £ )  ( = )( Copyright © 2004 by College Entrance Examination Board. All rights reserved.
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3 2004 AP® CALCULUS AB FREERESPONSE QUESTIONS = 2.  = = (b) Is the speed of the particle increasing or decreasing at time t ≥ (c) Find the time t 2 ? Give a reason for your answer. tan arctan x ) = = (a) Find the acceleration of the particle at time t et . At time ≥ x )( 1 = 1. (Note: tan  0, the particle is at y 1 ( t 1 0 is given by v t ) 3. A particle moves along the yaxis so that its velocity v at time t 0 at which the particle reaches its highest point. Justify your answer. (d) Find the position of the particle at time t 2. Is the particle moving toward the origin or away from the
origin at time t 2 ? Justify your answer. = = 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.  3y
8y + = dy
dx = (a) Show that 4 y2 7 + 4. Consider the curve given by x2 3 xy. 2x
.
3x (b) Show that there is a point P with xcoordinate 3 at which the line tangent to the curve at P is horizontal.
Find the ycoordinate of P.
d2y
at the point P found in part (b). Does the curve have a local maximum, a local
dx2
minimum, or neither at the point P ? Justify your answer. (c) Find the value of 5. The graph of the function f shown above consists of a semicircle and three line segments. Let g be the function
x Ú 3 f t dt.
)( = given by g x )( (a) Find g 0 and g 0 .
)( 5, 4 at which g attains a relative maximum. Justify your
) 5, 4 at which the graph of g has a point of inflection.
) ( (d) Find all values of x in the open interval 5, 4 . Justify your answer. [ )( (c) Find the absolute minimum value of g on the closed interval ( ¢ (b) Find all values of x in the open interval
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5 2004 AP® CALCULUS AB FREERESPONSE QUESTIONS x2 y  ( = dy
dx 1.
) 6. 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 pink 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 positive.
f x to the given differential equation with the initial condition f 0 )( )( = END OF EXAMINATION Copyright © 2004 by College Entrance Examination Board. All rights reserved.
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