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Unformatted text preview: Math 102 Old exam questions dealing with (roughly) Chapters 1-5 of Keshet’s Course Notes For Math 102 Section 102 Fall 2009, this is good practice related to Homework #1. [3pts] (a) During this time interval, when is the particle farthest from its initial position? dec2008q5 December During the time Name: Page direction) [4pts] (b) 2008 Math 102 interval 0 ≤ t ≤ 4, what is the greatest speed (in either 7 out of 13 December 2008 Math 102 Name: Page 7 out of 13 of the particle? Problem 5: Problem 5:motion is described by y (t) = t3 − 6t2 + 9t A particle’s 3 A particle’sis the displacement (in metres), t tis − 6t2 (in t where y (t) motion is described by y (t) = time + 9 seconds), and 0 ≤ t ≤ 4 seconds. where y (t) is the displacement (in metres), t is time (in seconds), and 0 ≤ t ≤ 4 seconds. [3pts] (a) During this time interval, when is the particle farthest from its initial position? [3pts] (a) During this time interval, when is the particle time(s) = At farthest from its initial position? [4pts] (b) During the time interval 0 ≤ t ≤ 4, what is the greatest speed (in either direction) Greatest speed = of the particle? At time(s) backward directions) that [3pts] (c) What is the total distance (including both forward and = the particle has travelled during this time interval? At time(s) = [4pts] (b) During the time interval 0 ≤ t ≤ 4, what is the greatest speed (in either direction) [4pts] particle? the time interval 0 ≤ t ≤ 4, what is the greatest speed (in either direction) of the (b) During of the particle?
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3. Consider the function p(t) = t2 − 6t. 3.Velocity (a) What is the average rate of change of p(t) between t = 2 and t = 3? (b) Is there any time t0 , between t = 2 and t = 3, where the instantaneous rate of change is equal to the average rate of change between t = 2 and t = 3? If so, solve for t0 . If not, explain why in a sketch or carefully-written sentence. Solution: (a) The average rate of change is given by ∆p p(t2 ) − p(t1 ) = ∆t t2 − t1 (32 − 6(3)) − (22 − 6(2)) = 3−2 (−9) − (−8) = = −1 1 (b) Let’s try to solve for t0 . If we can, then the answer is clearly “yes”. dec2004q1 dec2006q6 2006 Decemb er
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