Math 1101

Final Exam
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1. 10 Pts. The amount of radioactive isotope thorium-234 present
e 0.025t

in a certain sample at time t is given by A (t) = 400
grams,
where t years is the time since the initial amount was measured.
a) Find the initial amount of the isotope that is present in the
sample.

b) Find the half-life of this isotope. That is, find the number of
years until half of the original amount of the isotope
remains.

2. 10 Pts. At the end of t years, the future value of an
investment of $ 12000 in an account that pays 7.8%
(1 

compounded monthly is S = 12000
a) Find the doubling time.

0.078 12t
)
12

dollars.

b) How long will it take for the investment to amount to $
72000 (of course assuming no withdrawals or additional
deposits)?
1

(i) find the equation of a line that is parallel to 2 y=3− x 3 and (ii) for the same points and equation find the equation of a line that is perpendicular. 2 .3. Sketch the equation of the lines you found in (i) and (ii) on the same graph. 5). 10 Pts. For the points (6.

a. Find an equation relating x and y. A concert cost $300 and dining out cost $100. 10 Pts.4. x. 3 . Graph the equation. We have $1000 a month in disposable income and decide to use the income on either concerts or dinning out. Interpret the intercept(s) and the slope in the context of the budget. is a function of the number of times we dine out. y. b. The number of concerts we can afford.

4 . Convert from standard to vertex form the following equation: y=x 2 +16 x+71 . 6. 10 Pts. 10 Pts. Solve the following equation x +2 x +5=0 (hint use the quadratic formula). Convert from vertex to standard form the following equation: y=( x+ 8)2 +7 .2 5.

x 7. 10 Pts. If f(x) = e and g(x) = a. ( f ∘ f ) ( x ) . (f ∘ f ) ( x ) −1 d. 5 √ 5 x 2−3 find and simplify: . ( f ∘ g )( x ) c. ( g∘ f )( x ) b.

1) log3 81=4 6 . a) Write the given statement in an equivalent logarithmic form.8. 10 Pts. 6 1) 2 =64 3 2) 10 =1000 x 3) e = y b) Write the given statement in an equivalent exponential form.

10 Pts. Solve the system of linear equations. the price of a burger? 7 . What is the solution of this system? 8x + 3y = -9 and -8x + y = 29 11. Sanders bought 7 hot dogs and 4 burgers for her family at the same refreshment stand and paid $41. Harris bought 4 hot dogs and 3 burgers for his family from a refreshment stand at the beach and paid $27. Mr. 10 Pts. Ms. Which system of equations can be solved to determine h. and b.2) log x=6 3) ln x=7 9. 10 Pts. y = -x + 4 y = 2x – 8 10. the price of a hotdog.

10 Pts.12. 10 Pts. Determine d. The number of dimes is 3 more than twice the number of quarters. Which system has NO solution? a) 6x – 7y = 5 b) 6x – 7y = 5 c) 6x + 7y = 5 d) 6x + 7y = 5 12x – 14y = 10 12x – 14y = -10 18x – 21y = 15 12x + 14y = 10 8 . the number of quarters? 13. Roland has 21 coins consisting of dimes and quarters. and q. the number of dimes.

a. 9+ln(25x)=7+2ln(x) 16. 10 Pts. Solve the following exponential or logarithmic equations. y=−2 x+5 b.14. 10 Pts. a. Which system has infinitely many solutions? a) 6x – 3y = 9 b) 6x – 3y = 6 c) 6x – 3y = 9 d) 6x + 3y = 9 4x + 2y = 6 4x – 2y = 9 4x – 2y = 6 4x + 2y =3 15. Sketch the graph of the following equations and show their intercept(s). 9 . 10 Pts. y=5 x−3 a. 9 e 4 x  711 b. b.

Also state the domain and range. Graph the following equation. 10 . 10 Pts.17. x 2−2 x −8 . y = the y-intercept. vertex and axis of symmetry. Label x-intercept(s).

10 Pts. Given: log 2  g & log 7  h Find: log 1. 7 8 11 .18.

2. Find the inverse of 20. Graph y=2 x and y=( x+3)3 y=log 2 x 12 on the same graph. log 28 19. 10 Pts.. 10 Pts. .

Write a quadratic equation whose solutions are -12i and 12i. a. 13 .BONUS 10 Pts.

Suppose f ( x )= √ x −4 . (a) Find an x-value that results in f(x)=2 (b) Is there an x-value that results in f(x) = -2? 14 .1 b.

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