MATH 1010: Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students
Instructor: Tod Morrison
Exam 1 February 17, 2011
Solutions
Section 1. (5 pts each)
1. In 2008, the life expectancy in Canada was 80.34 years, while the life expectancy in the United States
was 78.06 years.
Homework 6 Solutions
Chapter 8A
Does it make sense? Decide whether each of the following statements makes sense (or is
clearly true) or does not make sense (or is clearly false). Explain your reasoning.
6. Suppose you had a magic bank account in which you
Homework 5 Solutions
Chapter 4C
Investment Plans. Use the savings plan formula to answer the following questions.
30. You put $200 per month in an investment plan that pays an APR of 4.5%. How much
money will you have after 18 years? Compare that amount t
Homework 3 Solutions
Chapter 3A
Does it make sense? Decide whether each of the following statements makes sense (or is
clearly true) or does not make sense (or is clearly false). Explain your reasoning.
12. If they raise taxes by 10% every year, in a deca
Homework 2 Solutions
Chapter 2B
Powers of 10. Evaluate the following expressions using skills covered in the Brief Review
on on pp. 100.
1025
1015
c. 102 + 101
21. a.
b. 101 + 100
d. 102 101
a. 1010
b. 10 + 1 = 11
c. 100 + 0.1 = 100.1
d. 100 10 = 90
USCS
Homework 1 Solutions
Chapter 1B
Multiple Negations. Explain the meaning of the given statement, then answer the question
that follows.
23. Sarah did not decline the oer to go to dinner. Did Sarah go to dinner?
Sarah accepted the oer to go to dinner, so Sa
MATH 1010: Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students
Instructor: Tod Morrison
Exam 2 March 17, 2011
Solutions
Section 1. (5 pts each)
1. If you want to retire with $500,000 in 30 years, how much should you invest each month into an
ordinary annuity that pays
MATH 1010: Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students
Instructor: Tod Morrison
Exam 3 April 28, 2011
Solutions
Section 1. Multiple Choice (3 pts each) Circle the correct answer
1. Sean ipped a coin 100 times and got heads 42 times. He concludes that the probab
Homework 4 Solutions
Chapter 4B
Does it make sense? Decide whether each of the following statements makes sense (or is
clearly true) or does not make sense (or is clearly false). Explain your reasoning.
11. The bank that pays the highest annual percentage
Homework 10 Solutions
Chapter 7E
Does it make sense? Decide whether each of the following statements makes sense (or is
clearly true) or does not make sense (or is clearly false). Explain your reasoning.
10. Someone wins the lottery every week, so I gure
Homework 9 Solutions
Chapter 7A
Review of the Multiplication Principle. Use the skills covered in the Brief Review on
p. 420 to answer the following questions.
13. How many choices of car do you have if a particular model comes in 15 colors and
three styl
Homework 8 Solutions
Chapter 5D
Review Questions.
6. What is an exponential scale? When is an exponential scale useful?
An exponential scale is one in which each unit corresponds to a power of 10. In
general, they are useful for displaying data that vary
Homework 7 Solutions
Chapter 5A
Does it make sense? Decide whether each of the following statements makes sense (or is
clearly true) or does not make sense (or is clearly false). Explain your reasoning.
9. In my experimental study, I used a sample that wa