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)?
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For the points (6. 2 . 5). (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.3. Sketch the equation of the lines you found in (i) and (ii) on the same graph. 10 Pts.

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

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

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

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

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

Determine d.12. The number of dimes is 3 more than twice the number of quarters. 10 Pts. and q. the number of dimes. 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 . Roland has 21 coins consisting of dimes and quarters. 10 Pts. the number of quarters? 13.

a. Solve the following exponential or logarithmic equations. 10 Pts. y=−2 x+5 b.14. 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. b. 9+ln(25x)=7+2ln(x) 16. y=5 x−3 a. Sketch the graph of the following equations and show their intercept(s). 9 . 10 Pts. 9 e 4 x  711 b. a. 10 Pts.

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

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

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

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

1 b. 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 .

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